- Shaking, Sanitized Hands: Building New Student Relationships while Grieving Old Ones - November 19, 2020
- Class Divide in Emergency Learning: A Crisis Overseas - September 10, 2020
- Practicing Self-Care in the Midst of Chaos - August 31, 2020
- Do the Work: Equity Symposium for Teachers - August 23, 2020
- Universities Collaborate on the Biggest Experiment in Higher Ed: Reopening - August 3, 2020
- The Day of Teacher Self-Care is Happening August 1, 2020 - July 21, 2020
- Do the Work: A Conversation Around Anti-Racist Teaching in K-12 Schools - June 14, 2020
- My Daughter Has Found Her Passion Using Getty Unshuttered - May 11, 2020
- Dear Teachers of the Arts: The World Still Needs You - April 30, 2020
- Urban Districts Warn That 275,000 Teacher Jobs Could Be At Risk Due to COVID-19 - April 30, 2020
13. Teacher Branding 101: Teacher Brainwashing Has to Stop– by Franchesca Warren
Well, I’m okay with struggling financially, I teach because I love my kids not to get rich.”
“Well…I’d like to move to that job in Central Office, but I don’t know if I’m qualified.”
“I don’t know if I could ask for what I wanted. They may not let me do that.”
As educators, we’ve all heard these statements from our colleagues as they’ve discussed some aspect of our job. These statements are not meant to be depressing, but instead are supposed to show the world how dedicated teachers are to the kids we teach. These sentiments are usually met with a shake of the head and the sympathizing look that says, “Bless your soul. You’re a teacher.” When we teachers hear that, we feel good (even if for that moment) that someone understands our struggle educating today’s youth.
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