I saw a meme once that said, "For teachers, August is just one loooong Sunday night." If you are a teacher, I don't have to explain this. But if not:
Sunday nights are when you realize how much has to be done for Monday, and you end up planning/grading on the last night of the weekend, and the totality of the week ahead kind of smacks you in the face.
August is preparing for the whole year after a period of much-needed rest, and the countdown begins in earnest.
This August, we are facing ANOTHER unprecedented year, where the priority is on having 5 days of instruction in person with all kids, but also NOT SPREADING/GETTING DELTA. Should be easy! (blergh)
I'm thrilled we're with the same kids every day. I would be a hot mess if we were hybrid again... That was exhausting and good for no one but done out of necessity because... GLOBAL PANDEMIC.
I'm just really, really nervous about it all; not to mention how to do another crazy year and keep sane. I'm also really excited for a new year and fresh start and all that too -- it's just frosted in a thick coating of dread.
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