Posts Tagged ‘Realities of Teaching’

Students are very restless.
Teachers are even more restless, but try to hide it.

Students are lazy with their work.
Teachers are also lazy with their work, but maintain a facade.

Students would rather go  outside.
Teachers would rather go outside, too.

And yet, somehow, we are still engage in that supremely human endeavor: learning.  Somehow, we are managing, like pulling great big teeth from shiny, grabby gums, to work ourselves out of the darkness of our ignorance into the light of truth and grace.



Update:  If you are a student or teacher, consider this article and the tips at the bottom for combatting spring fever.  Although these tips are somewhat silly, I think they acknowledge the reality of any teacher’s situation.  Also, don’t forget to get out and smell the roses!


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