Now that our stuff is in storage and I'm caught up on sleep, I swear I'm going to get back into my blogging routine. You should see how many tabs I have open right now... I have so many posts to read!
In addition to getting back to blogging, I need to continue applying for jobs here. I don't know how the application process is in other states, but here in Illinois, the applications are all online and include multiple essays. It feels like a giant waste of time to put so much thought into the application to know that I am just one of thousands of applicants (literally) seeking each opening. I know no one ever reads those things, but the perfectionist in me spends way too much time writing and editing these essays. And I know it's the law, but it's annoying that districts post openings when they already know who is filling them. Quit wasting my time!
So, as I wait and hope someone will offer me an interview, I'm going to work on organizing my digital files (I don't keep anything in hard copy) by CCSS. I think it will help me be more prepared for whatever grade level I may teach because I will easily see what I have for each standard. I have SO many files from over the years. It will be good to go through them all and revise as needed.
Keep your fingers crossed for me that I land a job!