Why did you become a teacher? What motivates you? How do you want to be remembered? These are some of the questions Berlin social studies teacher and Connecticut’s 2012 Teacher of the Year David Bosso asked his Teacher of the Year peers as part of his doctoral research.
He’s written up some of the common themes educators expressed when it comes to teacher morale, motivation, and professional identity. Read his blog post, “This is What I Am,” here.