Teachers have certain “things” they say in the classroom. You know, things they say to inspire the class, to cheer them on and make them do their best.
It's part of our little "bag of tricks."
I like to think I say things like, “Always do your best, boys and girls,” or “Challenge yourself!” and even “Be nice, boys and girls, always be nice.”
But apparently, based on my intern’s end of the year poll, this is what the kids heard:
And the BEST part of first grade??
But my favorite quote of all? The reason I do what I do? Here you go....