Most of the teachers in our school are trying something new this week. Some of our teachers are new to our school, so everything seems new. Some of our teachers were members of our senior class two months ago, which is alternately exciting and terrifying. (ESL instructors with basic English fluency are really, really hard to come by.) Many of us are dealing with brand new curriculum, books that only just arrived or that may not arrive until a few weeks after class starts.
We’ve only been back for four days, but it seems like a lot of people are at some stage of this script:
Act I: “I don’t think it’s going to work.”
Act II: “It’s going to work. I think.”
Act III: “It’s going to work!”