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Theresa Cyr
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Got a Good One For You All
Thursday evening I came home from being gone all week for some training in Southwestern Maine.  My evening routine, especially when someone has to work in the morning, is to prepare the coffee maker to start the coffee when we get up.  I'm off so it didn't ...

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Professional Development During Summer Break?
Why yes!  And I'm the one who scheduled them, too.  Sometimes I just frustrate myself. I've been off from school for the second week now, but for the next two weeks I've got two professional development opportunities going on.  I swear, those are the only o...

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One year done!
So, the last time I wrote I was at the beginning of my first year teaching high school social studies.  I won't lie.  It was a really challenging year.  Only by the time we made it to Christmas Break did I begin feeling like I fit. Not only did I have to pr...

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Negativity and MY Freedom of Speech
This past week marked a landmark decision, Obergefell vs. Hodges , of the US Supreme Court preventing states from acknowledging the union of same-sex couples. I'm a big fan of Facebook, and I'm on it more than I probably should be.  And many of my "friends"...

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This is what summer break should be!
It was wonderful laying in bed this morning knowing that I didn't have any place to go.  The sun was streaming through the blinds, and I could hear the birds going about their business in the trees that surround our house.  I laid there for a few minutes an...

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Anticipate the Worst, Hope for the Best.
You know how you expect the worse case scenario, then after it's all said and done you realize it wasn't as bad as you thought it would be? That's what happened to me today. For the past couple of months I've been having pain right where my ribcage meets in...

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Made it!
I'm proud to say that I have completed, and survived, my first year of teaching  high school! I know, some of you are thinking, "Big Deal."  But for me it was!  I have been through several transitions in the past 4 years.   During my last year of teaching m...

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It's already starting.
Within a year after graduating from high school, nearly 30 years ago, I was married.  Getting married was as liberating for me as for many graduates today.  I would go weeks doing my own thing and not going to visit my parents.  Or calling.  I look back now...

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Teaching the Teacher
Teaching the Teacher
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