TEACHING IS DRAMA!

(SHOULD I READ IT OR WATCH IT?) Novelist Meg Wolitzer wrote that: “Being a teacher at a restaurant in the town where you lived was a little like being a TV star…” It might sound goofy, but many teachers, especially grade school teachers―though I’ve see it happen to teachers at every level―have experienced that strange moment of encounter with a student outside of the confines of school: the student’s stunned recognition at the shopping mall, or the cinema, or even the doctor’s waiting room; the spontaneous smile (thank goodness for that!) and then the: “Hey! Hi Mr. or Mrs. So-and-So!”; … Continue reading TEACHING IS DRAMA!