What Students Really Need to Hear

Definitely gives you a pondering thought. Wish I would have read this in college. Its still good to read now πŸ™‚ Take a look.


It’s 4 a.m. Β I’ve struggled for the last hour to go to sleep. Β But, I can’t. Β Yet again, I am tossing and turning, unable to shut down my brain. Β Why? Β Because I am stressed about my students. Β Really stressed. Β I’m so stressed that I can only think to write down what I really want to say β€” the real truth I’ve been needing to say β€” and vow to myself that I will let my students hear what I really think tomorrow.

This is what students really need to hear:

First, you need to know right now that I care about you. In fact, I care about you more than you may care about yourself. Β And I care not just about your grades or your test scores, but about you as a person. And, because I care, I need to be honest with you. Do I have permission to be…

View original post 765 more words


Leave a lovely message :)

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s