Teaching isn’t about you….

It’s not about passion of the teacher, finding the soul of a child, or lighting a fire in a kid’s brain. It never was.

 It’s simply showing a child the world that’s herenow beyond the human noise.

Basil flower on the windowsill

The recent rush to classroom love-fests fails to acknowledge the value of the old curmudgeon who taught a few decades ago, gruff yet beloved, because she was not the point of class.

The world was.

Why do you think books matter to children so much?

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