Second year has been GREAT! It has its moments, but it is so much easier and fulfilling than my first year.
I recently took my students to the Constitution Center (for free! Let me know if you want to take your students!). They had such a good time. The Philadelphia Inquirer was there doing a story about the viewing of the 13th amendment. My students were interviewed! Here is the link to the article:
Oh and by the way, I’m teaching for a third year in Philadelphia and at my school.