"A child's learning is the function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher." James Coleman, 1972

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Why the Good Ones Leave

See what it means to be a teacher who cares in an elementary school in Anywhere, USA:

1 comment:

  1. A true national tragedy in a moment. Tragic for all the children whose futures you are unable to impact due to the myopic, unprofessional non-teachers getting all mucked up in the beautiful artistry of teaching.
    I wish you well and hope that in your new venture you continue to voice that which must be said: Teaching is about relationships. A teacher deeply knows their students and deeply knows their needs and the direction they need to go. They then lay the track before them pushing, challenging and encouraging. Passing them on to the next...