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The Reward of Teaching

Buku belajar Bahasa Indonesia dalam berbagai bahasa. I've become a teacher since semester 9. That being said, my teaching journey started in 2013. Took hiatus for 2 something years then I came back to these exam sheets, students, books, and social interactions. Didn't even want to become one but I fell in love right after I jumped in.  I guess I need to ask to apologize to my dad. I was mad at him a long time ago because he asked me to be one lol. Well, maybe I just didn't like the idea of being a teacher in a class where your students don't even care about you telling stuff in front of the class. That actually made me realize that I prefer to teach whoever wants to learn. Although sometimes I just need to teach without knowing what's their reasons to learn, and that is also fine. I do what I had to do. That is why I hate grading because I don't mind giving them a perfect score but what's the point if they know nothing after the course ended? I never teach a

Sebuah gambar, seberkas kenangan

Gambar usang peninggalan 10 tahun yg lalu, sapa yg tau akhirnya bisa menjadikan kita satu dan bertemu lagi. Seragam Merah Putih yang sudah lama kita lepaskan. Berkumpul bersama selama 6 taun tentunya bukan waktu yg singkat. Waktu itu menjadikan persahabatan polos kita terbentuk. Jika diliat-liat, semua wajah digambar itu masih menunjukkan kepolosan mereka. Yah.. Wajah yg penuh semangat bersaing dalam prestasi, intra ekstra, wajah merona krn malu ketika berpapasan dg cinta monyetnya, wajah yg menunjukkan kesetiaan pada kawan, dukungan pada kawan, hingga kebencian iseng ala anak SD dg kelas sebelah :D Waktu memang sudah lama berlalu, tapi waktu tidak akan menghapus kenangan selama bertahun-tahun itu. Ridiculous but fun. Masih teringat dibenakku, betapa wali kelas bu Anik Mahmudah sangat menyayangi kami, bagaimana beliau selalu mendukung percomblangan konyol kami. Malu-malu pada masa itu, tetapi indah dikenang untuk saat ini. Ferdi dan Krisna, mungkin menjadi sepasang sejoli