A THOUSAND TINY STEPS

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Episode 94: My Experience As An Online Teacher

Season 8
Season 8
Episode 94: My Experience As An Online Teacher
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Show Notes

Working at VLACS, an online middle and high school has been amazing. It has given me flexibility and I’ve been able to connect with students in a way I never could have in public school. But I am hopeful as I start my new journey launching a book and seeing where creating content around grief will take me. 

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Key Takeaways: 

[1:30] Leaving my teaching job 

[2:33] Finding what’s important in life 

[4:35] Losing my teaching job in Concord was crushing

[7:02] Starting to teach at VLACS 

[9:43] Being great at having strong relationships with students 

[10:27] Getting behind on paperwork

[12:06] Not meeting anybody in person can be difficult 

[13:39] Taking a break from VLACS 

[15:15] VLACS was about creating relationships first 

[18:30] They taught the difference between empathy and sympathy 

[20:37] Working at VLACS again, but with younger students 

[24:23] Leaving VLACS will allow me to grow in other areas 

[25:41] Molly’s little white desk 

[28:10] Where my career has taken me 

[28:54] Rethinking the way I view teaching 

[29:18] Thank you VLACS

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