The thing about being a teacher is that no matter how successful I am, I fail. The thing about being a teacher is that I have 19 students in my care at one time. That’s 19 little human beings with their own personalities and preferences and learning styles and likes and dislikes and lengths of … Continue reading Being a teacher
This week started well with hands-on-knee, tears-in-eyes, bilingual prayer time and Google hang-outs, and ended well with the best preschool field trip I've ever been on. Gloria a Dios for a restful weekend ahead and only three weeks till spring break! Articles/blog posts: The Disturbing Transformation of Kindergarten at Truth About Education - Lately I've … Continue reading Check this out!
Today a kid's tooth went into my thumb but also these two really cool things happened. First, I caught up with one of my co-workers, Dadys. Dadys teaches Maternal, which is a class of 19 three and four year olds. I have never heard her raise her voice and her class is probably the best … Continue reading Today a kid’s tooth went into my thumb…
This week was a roller coaster, complete with the lowest lows and some pretty high highs. I said a very tearful goodbye to my best (cat) friend, filled my time with friends to keep the sadness away, started apartment hunting with (one of) my best (human) friend(s), picked up a ton of free books, and had some … Continue reading Check this out!
My week on the internet.... Articles/blog posts: How My Daughter Became Wet Seal's First Model with Down Syndrome at Jezebel - Work it, girl! Would Jesus be cool with keeping poor kids in orphanages? at The Very Worst Missionary - A couple of weeks ago I shared this post about the topic of "orphan" care. … Continue reading Check this out!