A few years ago in a galaxy … well, in this galaxy to be honest … productivity would have exclusively meant analyzing data, writing a publication, grading papers, or doing something else school/work related.
Nowadays, productivity can still look a little like that. I definitely work on lesson plans in the evening at least a few nights a week.
This weekend, I was productive, but it looked a little different.
It’s easy for me, a white woman from a middle-class family, to say, “How can this be happening in 2017?” Once upon a time, I would have been able to ask that question with a straight face. Now, I know better.
I’m still glad I decided to become a teacher. Two-and-a-half years into the profession, and I find more and more things that make this line of work worthwhile. Continue reading