March 24

Same story, new Wednesday…

I have always been an early bird and now I am part of the early crew in my building. There are 3 of us who are there every day before 6:45. With a 40 minute commute, I usually try to leave around 6. It sounds awful when I say it out loud, but it really works out well. I get so much more done in the morning than any other time of the day. By the end of the school day I am just too tired to focus and end up spending a lot of time not really accomplishing anything.

All year, we have been asynchronous on Wednesdays with the students just working on their own if we choose. I usually meet with them a few times, have a few other meetings and then use the time to prep. Every Wednesday I tell myself to sleep in a bit, go easy in the morning and get to school whenever. No students, I have more time to work. Today is the last Wednesday for this. I was here at 6:35.

6 thoughts on “March 24

  1. Boy can I relate! And yes, here we are, here before the sun comes up! I’m with you, I love the mornings, so productive. Let’s enjoy today, because the next Wednesday we’re here, it’s certainly not going to have the chilled feeling we’ve become so used to!

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  2. Yes, I was part of the early crew at my school too. It was great to get things done before others arrived. Now that I am home full time, I am still an early riser, just not quite so early. I still get more done in the morning. Early to bed too.

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  3. I am currently not an early bird but before the deaded pandemic I was. It looks like I will be back on that schedule after spring break. You’re lucky you won’t have to transition. You’ll already be used to getting the work down ealry.

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  4. WOW! You are at work as I am waking up! I told the principals when they interviewed me, “I will be here right at 8 am, not any earlier, but I can stay as late as you need me.”

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  5. We are creatures of habit! I used to get to school around the same time before I had kids. haha! Now, as long as we are on time for daycare, I make it by 7:30. Agreed! I am so much more productive in the morning!

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