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Leaving Education Because I Love Teaching Too Much

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The day began with an exclamation mark! My partner Humanities teacher and I had a guest to introduce to our 6th grade students; an expert artisan who works with papermaking and who wanted to be introduced as “Grandma.” We had just begun our study of India, launching into it by presenting students with a visual array of images instead of the usual hand out or work sheet because that’s the way our charter school has agreed to do such things. Known to be a “hands-on” school,…