One day, not so long ago, we were attempting to predict the new initiatives that the 2011-2012 school year would bring to our district. While we paused for a moment, my friend in the backseat starts to laugh and says, “If there were any non-teachers in the car, they would have no idea what we were talking about!” I looked at my friend next to me and started to laugh as well. “Hahaha…Teacher Talk!” we exclaimed.
As I thought about it more, there has been a major learning curve during my first year of teaching. I work in a progressive district, so not only was there technology to learn, but I learned about teaching methods that I had never really heard about before.
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