It was the end of my first day of teaching ever. I sat at my desk and I cried and cried and cried. I contemplated ways of running away and changing jobs to either a barista or a construction worker--I had begun this profession of "teaching" and I was absolutely terrified of what the next day held. It was easy to imagine escape.
But now, it's hard to imagine a mere eight years later, I sit in my new office mourning the loss of "teaching" in my life--no longer a classroom teacher but now a teacher of educators--an instructional technology specialist. I worked hard to get here, and in looking back, my path turned this direction when I first fell head-over-heals in love with educational technology in my classroom (more on this story later).
This blog will explore my transition from classroom educator to teacher educator--the bumps, bruises, lessons, victories and defeats along the way.
So, let us begin...