"I'll be right back," I say, as I quickly rush to the bathroom. I can already feel tears forming in my eyes. Where did these come from? I close the door, and can feel the gasping breaths fill my lungs, as I silently sob with the tears dropping down my face. A little voice at… Continue reading Teaching with Anxiety: Part One
It was the last period of a very long day. We were working on a writing project that involved computer research, and lots of self-paced independent work. Both of my cooperating teachers were working with individual students, and I was left to circulate the room. Then it happened.... Miss Susman? Miss Susman! Miss Susman? MISS… Continue reading Tired of Your Students Interrupting?
Two weeks ago, I wrote Sex Education in the Wake of the Abortion Ban Crisis: Part 1, which brings attention to methods for incorporating age appropriate sexual education into an elementary classroom setting. Now, I invite you to explore the world of high school sexual education through an interview with my sister, Jenna Susman. Hi my name… Continue reading Sex Education in the Wake of the Abortion Ban Crisis: Part 2
If you follow me on Twitter, you have probably seen the thread of 26 Tweets that have been being blasted through my account over the past 6 hours. This morning I realized the next round of edTPA scoring was about to come up; if I wanted to get my score before I start work in… Continue reading Submitting My edTPA
I get a little more distressed each time I log into Facebook, and see disturbing conversations about the proposed abortion bans occuring across our nation. I often log off feeling helpless, wondering what I can do to help those in dange while also helping educate the more ignorant voices leading these dialogues. I have been… Continue reading Sex Education in the Wake of the Abortion Ban Crisis: Part 1