• From the Classroom,  Substitute Teaching

    Long-Term Assignment!

    Well, it’s about that time. I put off applying for jobs when I finished my degree in January partly because I wanted to get out and experience the world and partly because I had promised a friend I would take her class as a long-term sub when she went on maternity leave. Her leave starts in two weeks. Mrs. B is taking over the class for a month and a half! Pray…for me, for the children, what-have-you. 😀 I’ve been subbing for the teacher while she goes to doctor’s appointments, so the students are pretty used to me. Enough so that they have decided to test boundaries. They’re still adorable,…

  • From the Classroom,  Substitute Teaching

    Spring Marches In

    This month, I received my 2-shot vaccination. I was miserable for a couple of days but nothing compared to getting the actual disease and having to be hospitalized. My side effects included stiffness and pain in my arm, brain fog, and sleeping for nearly three days straight. My husband had the 1-shot J&J shot. He had a mid-range fever for a couple of days and all over body aches. But he’s doing well now. Get your vaccine when your turn comes up! In other news, I’ve hit the wall substituting. It is really hard to go into a different classroom with a different set of students every day. It’s a…