Education

Better Days

By Anthony Rebora — October 13, 2009 1 min read

After a rough couple of weeks, veteran emotional disabilities teacher Mrs. Ris finds herself settling into the school year:

It's education's universal truth, a reality often forgotten in the moment: The crazy-paced and mind-numbing challenges of the beginning of the year are short-lived. There IS a light at the end of the tunnel.

Things must have been pretty “crazy-paced” indeed, considering this is part of her description of a recent good day.

We worked through two major blow-ups, and one of them lasted over an hour. There was whining, manipulating, sassy-talk, and even a little mild violence.

It’s clearly all relative for special education teachers . ...

A version of this news article first appeared in the Blogboard blog.