There was a student holiday about a week ago.
I didn’t want to go to work.
If anything I thought it was extremely unfair that I had to be at school when the kids didn’t. Granted, being there without them is about as good as it gets.
Anyways, it was a Professional Development day and they had it all lined with activities that I honestly believe are designed to waste your time. I don’t think I’ve talked to a single teacher who walks away from those things feeling any more developed than when they sat down.
Well, the good news is, I’m not really a teacher anymore, per say, my job title has been changed to an Instructional Specialist so I spend a lot of time looking at data charts and progress reports these days.
Much to my surprise, I’m actually really great at doing it too.
But, I’m talking about Professional Development, that’s right.
So, there I was sitting idly by in my cozy office with nothing better to do when I just had an idea to write up a few stories. The kids do it all the time with these writing tests, so I figured I’d go ahead and try my hand at it, it definitely couldn’t hurt anything. The end result was about five stories that I became really proud of.
I formatted it and released it to Amazon Kindle.