The Annalist: Recording Events, Year by Year

What could be better reason to stay up a wee bit later than usual to skype a classroom of eager seven students from your old school? One of my highlights last week was just such a thing! The year I was in grade 12 I had the opportunity to be the teacher’s assistant for many of these students during their Grade 4 year.

This was certainly no microwave-cleaning and spelling list marking endeavour either – I was under direct supervision of an incredibly hands-on teacher who had no fears about handing me a lesson plan and saying”You’re teaching science tomorrow, complete with outdoor activity. Any questions?” I loved it, as well as the kids I got to work with for those five months.

As it so happens, this year that class is paired up with yet another great teacher, who is totally onboard for in-class skype sessions! I still keep…

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