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Anne Schwartz has it under control.

Never mind that she’s fresh off her student teaching or that her Tales from the Chalkline is just two months old. You’re looking at a teaching and blogging star on the rise right here.

Going forward, I’m going to need your classroom anecdotes like a junkie needs a fix. This one has set me up for a week:

Student: Why do you want to be a teacher, Ms. Schwartz?
Anne: Have you met you? You’re awesome. I get to hang out with kids like you all day!
Student: Okay but why do other teachers want to be teachers?
Anne: Probably for the same reason, because kids are awesome.
Student: That’s not true. You’re the only teacher I have who likes us.

Anne is local to San Diego and she’s looking for a job. Someone do something about that.

2 Responses to “Teaching Will Probably Be Okay Without Me”

  1. on 17 Jun 2010 at 7:06 amAnne

    So, pretty much feeling awesome right now.

    Thanks for the shout out. my blog readership just went from ten to 228. crazy town.

    p.s. I still think it’s sad you’re leaving the classroom but I am excited to see the cirriculum goggle puts out. I met a woman at NCTM who was working on that also.

  2. on 17 Jun 2010 at 7:23 amZ. Shiner

    @ Anne: That’s because you are awesome… I spent all this time looking for your blog, but as I didn’t know you existed, I found it exceedingly difficult.

    My sister has a fashion blog and I’m starting a math-ish teaching blog, so I imagine you’re the hybrid of the two of us.