No matter what schools I’ve worked at this year, I’ve noticed something that it is place–non-stop student chatter.
Being at the elementary school level, I don’t expect tomb-like silence from the rows of desks in front of me. But the range of noise level seems to volley between cafeteria-level voice /playground-level (deafening!) Not only they loud, I’ve observed more talking over the teacher’s voice than not. Continue reading