Perfection is the target of many new teachers as they strive for a perfect classroom with a perfect bin and bulletin boards, writes educator Lisa Michelle Dabbs, who made the same mistake. She writes in this blog post that she has discovered -- and embraced -- the "messy" nature of teaching and suggests several ways teachers can document and enjoy the progress they make early in their careers. Among the suggestions are to have fun, take photos and keep a journal to reflect on later.
Why teachers should not hold perfection as the goal
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