Remember Allisence? She wrote for Reality
101 in 2011–12. Allisence was just starting a second career and in her first year of teaching last time she blogged. Reality 101 is circling back
with her for a Reality
Check to get her perspective and
sage advice for new teachers.
Last year, I was a first-year teacher trying to figure out
how to navigate the system and balance student schedules that made my room feel
like a three-ring circus. I was perplexed by how to teach such a wide range of
students, but even though I have a year of experience under my belt, everything
seems that much more complicated!