This morning I woke up, delighted, that I don’t have to take chemo at this point. How wonderful it is to be “free” “liberated”. I wondered what my thoughts were this time last year and so looked into the archives. I am surprised that my mind was still focused on teaching! This post, I think, bears repeating.
I first have to acknowledge this post was inspired from a post I read this morning at http://topicalteaching.com/2014/12/15/things-middle-school-students-wish-we-knew/
My post will follow this lead.
I have taught at an adult learning facility for 15 years now and these are “some” of the lessons I have learned about the things that adult students wish teachers knew:
1. I was not late this morning because I am lazy. I was late because I had to drop off my kids at day-care and the bus drove right by us. I have three children who need to be dropped at three different locations and it takes me a long time to get them up, dressed, and fed in the morning. The bus driver was rude to me because it takes me a long time to get all three of them on the bus and the stroller seems to get in the way of the…
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