As I observed the students working busily on worksheets, using the terminology, and implementing these well-researched reading strategies, I looked around the room and realized no one was reading.
The measure of your real success is one you cannot spend-- it's the way a child describes you when talking to a friend. -Martin Buxbaum (Words to Warm a Teacher's Heart) This notion by Buxbaum is not one that has always brought me delight and comfort. My first year teaching was in a Title 1… Continue reading How A Child Describes You
When she's older and less eager for my attention, will I look back on these days and think about how much I got done with the house, my business, and my hobbies; or will I miss the sweet snugly little girl who thought my attention was enough?
"I may not be able to GO right now, but I can SEND my support from inside the four walls of my house!" Day after day I go through the daily routines teaching my daughter, making sure she naps and eats, and when she's occupied or napping I open up my window to the world (my laptop) and pour my heart into my other ministry.