Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Gosh Darn it

I have a class that makes me want to be mean.

They're the most disobedient, loud, destructive students I teach. They're also one of the lower English levels in the school. At the end of every class with them, I tell myself they're not worth my effort. I swear that, from now on, I'm going to make them work silently on the most dull, worthless assignment of their lives.

But I don't. Because there is that one girl that stays behind every class to ask questions and keeps every worksheet I give in a pink Hello Kitty folder. I guess I do it for her.


  1. Oh Amy, you are such a good teacher. You know, even the seemingly ungrateful ones will appreciate what you do and miss you once the year is over. Not being able to recognize and take advantage of the opportunities given to them is a big part of being young (and immature). I should know...