Let’s Start Rethinking Professional Days

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Every teacher knows what it’s like to be overscheduled. Your workday is committed to classes. You are not the master of your own day, but you are slave to the system established at your school. When teachers have free blocks or periods, team and department meetings are scheduled. Or, during the pandemic, teachers cover each other’s classes. Lunch breaks rarely exist as many teachers also have lunch duty, recess duty…




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Jennifer Smith

Jennifer Smith

Dreamer, thinker, and writer. Author of Substack’s Voice and on Twitter: @Jennifer_Smith5

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