The Twelve Days of Teaching

teaching_abroad_k-12EDIT: I replaced the original image I had on here. This one was taken from Transitions Abroad’s website. It’s a classroom in Guatamala. I so desperately want to go overseas (at least out of the US) and teach for a summer, or even for a year. That has nothing to do with the remainder of the article, but I thought I’d throw it in there.

On the first day of teaching, my Teacher gave to me:


On the twelfth day of teaching, my Teacher gave to me:

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Joel Wagner (@sywtt) began teaching band in 2002. Though he had a lot of information, his classes were out of control. He found himself tired, frustrated, disrespected by students, lonely, and on the brink of quitting. He had had enough. He resigned from his school district right before spring break of his second year and made it his personal mission to learn to be a great teacher. So You Want To Teach? is the ongoing story of that quest for educational excellence.

4 Comments on The Twelve Days of Teaching

  1. Oh, definitely go overseas! I did it for 3 years. :) I went through a Christian organization and taught at American schools. Check out It (NICS) is a good way to get your foot in the door w/out having to try and compete for the really high-paying jobs.

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