S4EP9 How to fight disillusionment when the school year isn’t going as planned

The first roadblock of discouragement tends to hit a little sooner than most teachers are expecting. You might be surprised when it only takes a week or two of school before that great plan you had for the year seems to fall apart: all your prior confidence feels like naivety, and your preparations feel totally pointless, as if you’d been planning lessons and procedures for a fantasy world. Here’s what I want you to know when you hit that point.

from Angela Watson's Truth for Teachers http://ift.tt/2dnbBWQ