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I Have Hope Going Into My Second Year As a Teacher

Despite my rock bottoms, but I’m only more devoted to my job and my kids

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I was doing the best I could, and yet I fell into a deep depression in February and March as every day turned into a disaster in the classroom. My lessons weren’t going as planned at any period of the day, and I struggled to keep my kids in my seats…




We don't talk enough about mental health.

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