[This week's guest blogger is Dan Meyer, a 21-yo student teacher from Sacramento who really doesn't have a clue what he's stepped in this time.]
I drove an hour for twenty minutes of work.
At back-to-school night, what few parents there were didn't trust me. One verified (in front of me) that I wasn't ever going to be alone in the classroom. Another, in my short-term, spoke glowingly of [my master teacher's] teaching and I didn't have the courage to tell her that hi, I'm Dan, 21 years young, no experience, and I'll be the one teaching your kid pretty soon. If they only knew how much good I'm gonna be for their kids. [sorry, fella, not this year -ed.]