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The Importance of Finding Your Village: A Guest Post from Liz Shults

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find your village

Anyone who’s ever spent time teaching – any level- knows that, as a teacher, you are constantly surrounded by people.  Young people, old people, boss people, parent people, friend people, not-so-friendly people.  PEOPLE ALL THE TIME.  Teaching is a people-centric profession.  And yet, for an industry so saturated with human interaction, it can be mighty lonely.  With all the responsibilities and expectations and roles that teachers have, it’s easy to let our classrooms become islands, or maybe more accurately ships…

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