A worthy time

In a fleeting moment Your head is down Your back is aching Your body is falling part You scream in silence, “Help!” “God, help me! Why is this so hard?” “Why does this road seem endless?!” “God, make it better” “I know You can” “You can take my life in a second” Poof! No more…

Feeling inadequate

This is my second post for today, but that is OK…there is much buried inside. This post is another one of my Diaries of a Teacher… One of the biggest challenges for me to overcome now as an educator is feelings of inadequacy. With a personality that wants success in every step (i.e. a perfectionist),…

Entry #1: My Students Motivate Me

This is the first entry where I speak about my new experience of being an “adjunct faculty member” in community college. What this title means is that I work part-time as an instructor. I am currently teaching human physiology, which is a really fun but intense subject! This is my first week! I am super…

A teacher’s love – TEDx Talk

I came across this video and found it fascinating! The speaker mentioned agape love referencing C.S. Lewis as one of the most important aspects of teaching! Besides all the great tips he talks about, this really hit home for me. Without genuinely caring about students, a teacher will not be able to teach them anything…