Last night, I dreamed I met poet Jacqueline Woodson author of Brown Girl Dreaming which I hope to be teaching to my 7th graders later this year. I was very nervous about meeting her, but I told her how much I love her book and how excited I am to be teaching it.
She said, “Let’s grab some lunch.”
So she and I had lunch together while we discussed how to teach her book, how to teach poetry and poetry in general.
Afterwards, I asked her if she would pose with me for a selfie.
School starts on Thursday.
Does that count as a teacher-anxiety dream?