more old teaching comics

More teaching comics from my journal in 2004/2005.

I know that this one seems bleak… but honestly, that first year of teaching is probably the toughest a teacher will EVER do. I felt constantly that I wasn’t measuring up, that I was failing my students. I know now that I was doing the best job I was able… and I finally have enough distance to be able to say openly that my former school had issues that went well beyond my being a good teacher.

This is me trying to implement a Teacher’s College Reading & Writing Project method. I will be generous and say that the TC method is something that I don’t find entirely useful if it is the SOLE source of classroom teaching and that I didn’t enjoy being handcuffed to it for most of my time teaching in Brooklyn. At the same time, I do use some TC stuff in my classroom even today, so there was some good.

I seem to have my scanner sorted out, so new comics this Monday!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: