Monday, June 09, 2008

It just takes one

...time losing your temper to set in stone your reputation.
...obnoxious student to ruin your day.
...uplifting letter from a student to remind you of why you chose to teach.
...honest conversation to win over a class.
...teacher who cares to change a school's culture.
...moment to smile at a student entering your class.
...moment of neglect to turn a student off.
...literary work to hook a student on reading.
...year to make a good teacher want to leave the profession.
...timely joke to lighten the mood.
...driven student to salvage a class.
...(fill in the blank)!


At 7:18 PM , Blogger Cassy said...

...grateful parent to make you feel like you helped
...personal story to help your kids know you are human of laughter to show them you can have fun
...argument with administration to let them know you won't back down year to become attached to a bunch of kids and hate to see them move on

At 10:10 PM , Blogger Heather said... little girl wearing the new dress you sent home for her to be just like all of the "regular" kids on the field trip. moment to tell her mom that you know how hard it is and she has great kids.


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