Posts with the tag “summer-break”
Why I Teach
by Cassie Dixon on July 28th, 2017
My response to anyone who asks me about my job as a teacher always goes like this, "I absolutely love what I do. It's challenging, and hard work, but I love it and can't imagine doing anything else." As the summer days start to sizzle out and July melts into August, teachers across the nation bravely set their eyes on the "Back to School" horizon. Amidst the back-to-school anxiety dreams (waking u...
What Teachers Really Do on Summer Break
by Cassie Dixon on June 16th, 2017
So What Do Teachers Really Do Over Summer Break? You've either heard this or said this before if you're a teacher or know a teacher. While it is a remarkable concept that as a teacher you're not "on the clock" for a full calendar year, getting "summers off" is not an accurate description. It's an awkward subject, and hearing this statement makes many teachers uncomfortable. Yes, we rejoice when we...