August 23rd, 2010

psychedelic green machine

First day of school.

I am teaching five classes of 9th-graders this semester, 3 periods of English and 2 periods of Reading Development. STRESSFUL. First day of school is STRESSFUL.

Teaching full time starting this week, going to school at night nearly full time starting in two weeks, I have TPA's 3 and 4 due this semester (think stress-inducing 60 page reports, the second one with added video footage), and I think I'm about to spiral down into a pit of despair until at least X-mas.