Huffman describes her first year teaching as extremely difficult and stressful. She reflects on her experiences and includes a log of events that she had written throughout that first year. Her stories remind her why she continues her journey as a teacher today.

Author Biography

Elizabeth (Becky) Huffman teaches second grade at Manhattan School for Children, a public school in New York City. She grew up and attended public schools in Brooklyn, and has been teaching in New York for six years. Becky received her undergraduate degree from Connecticut College, and recently completed the Dual Degree in Early Childhood/Special Education at Bank Street.



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