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Tiny Life Moments

The Moment I Did Not Become a School Teacher

A Tiny Life Moment of “hurry up”

photo: Janko Ferlič for Unsplash

The moment

In my mid-40s, I returned to school to enter an Education program. I was almost finished my weeks of student-teacher practicum, when a school principal let me know that I did “not have what it took,” and that they would be failing me from the program. A few days later, I went to speak with…

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Alison Acheson

Alison Acheson

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My latest book is a memoir, Dance Me to the End: Ten Months and Ten Days With ALS. My newsletter is on Substack: THE UNSCHOOL FOR WRITERS.