Educating Esme: Diary of a Teacher's First Year - Study Guide Part II: Pages 112 through 134 Summary & Analysis

Esmé Raji Codell
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February 21: Still fuming over her fight with Mr. Turner, Codell approaches the teachers' union representative, who is retiring in a year, and asks if she can become union representative after the retirement. The teacher takes this as a power grab and refuses, but the representative does empower Codell to flatly refuse to take on additional duties.

Soon after, Mr. Turner confronts Codell about talking to the union. Things are very sour between them. Other teachers believe Codell is a troublemaker who is bringing down morale.

February 28: Codell uses the "cha-cha" dance to help teach the children multiplication with double-digit numbers. Student Tobias writes her a thank-you note at the end, saying the lesson was fun.

March 3: Codell has become very disillusioned with the educational system and its stifling bureaucracy. Today, Mr. Turner announces that the school may be receiving...

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