Today I decided to complete my application for the Google Teacher Academy and anyone that knows me knows how much of a big deal this is that I did it so soon as that does not typically happen. Yes, applications are due in May but with a media fair, after school sessions and a trip to NY looming, I knew that today was the day…now or never.
I didn’t have the luxury of a classroom to include, students or other teachers. Correction: Had I waited, I’m sure that I could’ve rounded up a few people but today was not feasible and I was determined to get this done.
I was appreciative of the required reflective questions as they forced ME to think about why GTA mattered. This time last year I could not have answered those questions. I definitely get it now.
After recording, re-recording and remaining in that cycle of uncertainty for a while, I went back to my blog post from yesterday and in one shot ended up recording the base of what I needed…the story