That said, I was very surprised to see how much I learned from the experience. We really talked about why we teach what we do and how we assess. It was the first time I've ever been in a room (monitor?) with all of the First Grade teachers from our district. It was pretty cool to know that they know just what I do. I also learned a lot more about where I should focus next year.
The best thing by far though was that I got to
I'm sure it wasn't annoying in the slightest.
Another great thing was that I could tell that Dee felt the same way. The tip off was when she kept screaming hi to me back over the heads of the participants. I can't wait to see her again.