I am a Pre-kindergarten teacher transplanted in Florida from Ohio. I use this space to collect teaching ideas, discuss politics, and go all fan girl over my favorite books or tv shows. I worked with Tumblr to develop the #education tag and think the #education community on Tumblr the best thing to happen on the internet bar none. I can't promise that this blog will always be positive, because believe it or not, I'm only human (as Garfield would say). However, my teaching philosophy centers around focusing on the positive and being persistent about learning and the kids that I get to call my own for a year.
Never give up on a kid or yourself.
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”… each additional month a student remains in school may increase his or her IQ above what it would have been had he or she dropped out.
Teaching with Poverty in Mind by Eric Jensen, pg 51
If I mentor older kids again, I would like to share this fact with them when they want to give up and drop out.