I have been mostly teaching English II for the past ten years and exclusively English II for the past four.
Next year, I will be teaching only English IV.
I have not openly discussed this change with my students; last week, I mentioned it to only one former student.
That might have been all it took.
Yesterday, as I was standing outside of my classroom between classes, a former student saw me and walked over.
“Dr. Schneider, are you teaching English IV next year?”
I said that I was.
His face lit up. “I hope I have you.”
Today, between classes, I was in my room, and another former student poked his head in the door.
“Dr. Schneider, I heard you are teaching English IV next year. Is that true?”
I told him it is.
He grinned. “I hope I have you.”
As I was walking to my car at…
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