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Originally written in TACKED THOUGHTS for The Freeman by Nancy Unchuan Toledo When I was in college, I joined a committee that once gave me the task of making guest speakers' introductions. I would be handed someone's resume and from there, I had to glean enough information that would be read by the emcee. This … Continue reading Titles

Gratitude

The first few weeks of class are always stressful for me. My brain is still on vacation mode and my body is used to lying down all day. Summer for teachers means waking up late and not caring about lesson plans or test papers. It means not having to strain our voices to be heard above 40 restless chatterboxes. It is a good time. And one of the best things about teaching. (I seriously believe that if people took out summer vacation from teachers and students, we’d have a lot of cases of violence in school.)