- Frederick Douglass: “What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?” - July 4, 2021
- President Biden Pushes For Teachers To Get Their COVID Vaccine Dose By March - March 2, 2021
- The Teacher Learns the Lesson: Reminiscing on 48 Years of Teaching - January 28, 2021
- We’re Just People Who Don’t Want To Be Killed! A Student Reflection About Insurrection - January 26, 2021
- Betsy DeVos Resigns: Most Teachers Say Good Riddance - January 8, 2021
- 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
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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