Byline: Emily Sachar; 1989-12-05; Newsday and New York Newsday; pages 6
"One shelf in my den has workbooks. Another has bags of smiley-face stickers, and another has dice and protractors. Next to my computer is a filing cabinet filled with puzzles I used in my year as a teacher at Walt Whitman Intermediate School in Flatbush, Brooklyn. "They were my teaching supplies, and I haven't been able to throw them away. After teaching math for a year, I decided not to return. But I still feel like a teacher, and I often imagine I'll go back to the classroom someday. . . . "
Description:Last chapter in Emily Sachar's eight-part series on her year as a math teacher in the public school system of New York City.
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