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Once More Unto the Teach

September 25th, 2009 by Troy Goodfellow · 9 Comments · Me

A blogging heads up for my readers. Assuming someone hasn’t stolen my fingerprints and set me up for a bunch of armed robberies in Missouri, next week will see me begin a long term substitute teaching position at a local public school. With the freelance market slowing down and other things affecting our family income, I can’t turn down the opportunity to make some extra money. It’s only nine weeks, but that’s nine weeks of solid 7 to God knows when workdays.

What this means is that blogging will be even more sporadic. The podcast will continue, but will likely be uploaded Tuesday evenings instead of Tuesday afternoons.


9 Comments so far ↓

  • James Allen

    What subject area?
    My first two or so years of teaching it was 7 to 5 and not knowing what the heck I was doing, but now (seven years in), it’s 7:30 to 2:30.
    My wife, however, still works well beyond her contracted hours. Silly elementary teachers.

  • Morkilus

    Ancient warfare, I hope.

  • Troy

    Some ancient history, yes. I will try to work in some military stuff.

  • Justin Fletcher

    Try to work in some of the gaming stuff, and you’ll be the Best. Substitute. Ever!

  • Gunner

    From what I’ve seen on the blog and podcast, you’ll make a great history teacher. Lucky kids.

    Best of luck!

  • Alan Au

    Are you teaching those weeks consecutively? That would make for an interesting block of class periods. I imagine you could set them up like a set of tutorial missions, starting with population-level basics and working your way up the “tech tree.”

  • Primemover

    Good luck Troy, you’ll kick ass!!!

  • Scott Lewis

    Good luck, Troy, and have fun!

  • triggercut

    What part of Missouri (asked the guy born and raised there)?