Day 32–Promise Breakers, Promise Keepers

Felicia’s nature is very “very.” She is either very joyful or very dejected, very motivated or very apathetic, very loving or very spiteful, very respectful or very defiant, very calm or very chaotic. There seems to be no middle ground, and every day she walks into class, I know whether it will be a good … Continue reading Day 32–Promise Breakers, Promise Keepers

Day 25–Like Mother, Like Father, Like Son

Every student added to our classroom goes through their own version of a “honeymoon” phase. They seem to think that if they prove they can be good for a week, or two, or three, then our principals will regret the decision they made to place the students in an alternative setting and promptly return them … Continue reading Day 25–Like Mother, Like Father, Like Son