Substitute Teaching

February 19, 2008

joniteaching2.jpgI had my first opportunity to unofficially substitute teach a charming third grade class recently.  It was a lot of fun.  I got to flex my muscles that I forgot I had.  I used to pretend to teach with my stuffed animals a long time ago when I was a kid.  I have been working with kids for over fifteen years in educational, recreational and respite capacities.  I have been considering getting my Master’s Degree and teaching credential, lately.  My husband, who is a teacher gave me this opportunity.  It was exciting and rewarding and I did a great job.  I felt very natural being in front of the classroom holding discussions and answering and asking questions.  This experience pretty much cinched it for me and cemented my decision to follow my professional path.  It has been a long time coming and I am profoundly relieved to be coming into the light from the darkness of a mid-life crisis professionally speaking.  

One Response to “Substitute Teaching”

  1. sketched out Says:

    OMG! You look so natural up there, (and cute as a button.) How fabulous! Go for it Jonz!


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