or right after parent conferences, or right before Christmas break, or right after standardized testing, or after the talent show, or the last week or school.... Summer School, Teacher Tired, First Week, So True, 10 Years, Funny Photos, Friday Night, First Grade, True Stories
Fuuny how many people think that being a prek teacher is "so easy" and unimportant...if only they were familiar with brain based research demonstrating just how critical these first years are to estsblishing life long habits in all domains!
I would like to frame this and give it to my team members as a back to school gift. :-) Good Idea, Teaching Sisters.
IF A DOCTOR, LAWYER, OR DENTIST HAD 40 PEOPLE IN HIS OFFICE AT ONE TIME, ALL OF WHOM HAD DIFFERENT NEEDS, AND SOME OF WHOM DIDN'T WANT TO BE THERE AND WERE CAUSING TROUBLE, AND THE DOCTOR, LAWYER, OR DENTIST, WITHOUT ASSISTANCE, HAD TO TREAT THEM ALL WITH PROFESSIONAL EXCELLENCE FOR NINE MONTHS, THEN HE MIGHT HAVE SOME CONCEPTION OF THE CLASSROOM TEACHER'S JOB. ~DONALD D. QUINN