Teacherscribe’s Teaching Tip #72
The Myth of Teacher (Part 3)
I have the boulder half way up the mountain. The footing is more treacherous. The rock seems twice as heavy up here . . . Most of my students turn in their responses to last night’s reading assignment. There are two, though, who have nothing to turn in. It has been that way for weeks. There are several who begin to concoct excuses, “I had to work until eleven” and “I emailed it to you! What do you mean you didn’t get it?” and “Our printer was out of ink.” Despite this, I push on . . .