Not In the Lesson Plans

Day by Day--A Classroom Here, A Classroom There

This is a re-post of something I feel very strongly about, as a continuing guest teacher in urban public schools……

If I can impart anything to the unsuspecting  middle- and high school students that  I see, it would be that life is NOT like school. It’s not laid out neatly, with scheduled class blocks, gym time, etc. and progress reports. It’s often messy [at least on the surface], but that’s where the real lessons are learned—hopefully permanently.  Plus, out of that “mess” is the beauty of living out one’s true self. Every classroom should have this image posted in a prominent spot:


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