The thing I am most tired of is the live shooter drill training. Every year that I have been a teacher, I have needed to gather my students into the most concealed corner of the classroom. I have had to choke down my own dread and my own tears of fear in order to comfort my students, my children, little boys and girls who should NOT have to think about safety at school in this way.
Lock down drill day It is my hands down least favorite day of the year. It terrifies me. More than the day after Halloween, the day before Winter Vacation, or a full moon. Combined. It terrifies me to think about losing a student, a child, a person I love. It scares me that I would […]