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Year 17 in the Classroom

This has become a spotty, barely kept tradition for me to write about the school years as they pass. It began at a dozen years, then this tendency to rumination appeared again at the start of year fifteen. Now, here I am about to begin my seventeenth year in the classroom and feel like I have something to say about it again. What I’m thinking about these days is: what has happened to the teaching profession since I got into this racket in 2003. I started teaching the year that No… Read more Year 17 in the Classroom