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Teacher Diary 8(-6)

August 18, 2013

Friday brought the first week at my new school to a close. We learned about MYP, the Middle Years Programme that comprises grades 6-10 for students who want to pursue an International Baccaulerate (IB) diploma during their last two years of high school. We are an MYP candidate school; the IB approvers will be visiting in October. PTA graciously provided lunch.

My job-alike (a term I never heard until here; it means the other teacher(s) in the same subject and grade level) spent the afternoon discussing lesson plans for the first unit and week, and novels to potentially read in class. I went back on Sunday to decorate the classroom more with Becca’s help.

Monday will be the first day of school back where I taught the last seven years. It’s weird to think of all the people I know being truly back at work, with classrooms full of students. I’m here and they’re there and life goes on. 

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  1. August 19, 2013 7:53 am

    I saw the picture at Becca’s blog – it’s a wonderful classroom :o)

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  2. August 19, 2013 7:13 pm

    Life indeed goes on. But before you know it, your job-alikes will be the people you’re familiar with, and the new school will become familiar as well. Here’s hoping the transition is smooth, and that the change you have made enriches your life and the lives of those around you.

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  3. August 22, 2013 9:34 pm

    Can’t wait to see more pics!! 🙂

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