Tag Archives: Students

The Things People Say

A student walking by said to me, “Some day I’m gonna steal your eyes.” Huh? “It’s a complement, Miss.  You have pretty eyes. I’m gonna steal your eyes.” Kid, that’s a little closer to creepy than complement. A co-worker was … Continue reading

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Welcome back from spring break. I guess.

I hoped that today would be an easy day.  I hoped for quiet, no drama, working on schedules, ideally not even seeing students.  Hope. Last week, during the break, I heard about a shooting at one of the apartments zoned … Continue reading

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What a day

I went to work at 6:40 this morning to get copies made for my advisory classes this morning.  Not just one class, of 25/30 kids, my 9th grade class, of 730 kids.  I got everything ready, separated, office assistants could … Continue reading

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Teachable Moment

I taught for several years.  I taught in a high school where kids didn’t have a lot of self-control, so controlling the classroom was a constant battle.  Even when I had a good relationship with the class, and it was … Continue reading

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