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Teaching can be a ‘joyful slog,’ but during this pandemic, I found myself looking for ‘joyful’

Explore the series Teaching is hard work but, when it’s going well, I find it hard to imagine any career more joyful or fulfilling. I have shared both of these realities with a number of student teachers, interns and new colleagues over my years in the classroom. Before March 2020, I would tell anyone who […]