So my first week did not go so well.
Monday was the first day back to school, and my class was terrible. My partner is very kind, and very compassionate and very sweet and very naive (and yes, that is coming from me). Our kids were all over the place, and although they weren’t terrible terrible, they did scare off a new kid – so that he is never returning to the school. Thankfully, the management supported me, and was absolutely delightful, and completely saved my butt. They were the best. BUT I was so frustrated, one because my kids usually aren’t that bad, and two because I never have near that amount of trouble with my class when I’m alone with them, it’s just during these class meet things with the other teacher. Anyways, I had to go take a walk…just not impressed with my class, and not impressed with myself, not that I could have done things differently since we had new kids and they were back from summer and all, but still – just unimpressed.
Tuesday was better, Continue reading