So today I was subbing in high school for a series of theatre classes. In the afternoon, students were working together to make a performance for a few weeks from now.
Tag: Substitute teacher
Today I was a roving sub at yet another school I’ve been to several times before. I was in several classes that I’ve been in before, and again the “MISTER GREENs” were frequent as I enter as well as when I walk through the playgrounds.
Today I returned to a first grade class I had last Friday. The kids had apparently not paid attention when I said I'd be back today because when I came to the door, they started cheering "MISTER GREEN YOU'RE BACK". They were mostly happy to see me. It was a pretty good class, or first … Continue reading Return to McKinnon First Grade
Sometimes I feel like my life is still falling apart even as things are looking up, at least for now. It's a kind of lingering hangover from the dark days following last year's surgeries on my back and foot.
A story about subbing I’ve been meaning to tell:
Today I'm at John Steinbeck Elementary teaching sixth grade. Right now I’m at “First Tee” Golf course, with the students on a field trip. They are out playing golf while I’m in the lounge using one of the computers. I’ll be here for about another hour, then back on the bus and back to school to finish the afternoon. So far a pretty good, and unstressful day.
This morning, after a week off for Turkey Week, I had lost track of the day and thought it was Monday, not Sunday. So I got up, got ready, put Delight outside, and drove to the school I’m to teach at tomorrow. As I pulled out, I wondered why there was so little traffic. When I got to the school, it was closed, so I pulled over and took a closer look at my phone and oops, it’s Sunday. At least it got me out of the house.