You know, kids say crazy stuff. They do crazy stuff. And those of us who spend most of our days around them end up saying and doing crazy things ourselves. When a teacher is “in the moment,” sometimes words come out that aren’t planned. They’re not bad, they’re just…crazy. But needed!
One of my high school besties once said to me, “I wish I could just be a fly on the wall and see the way you handle the stuff that comes up in your room!” And this got me to thinking…she’d hear some pretty silly things come out of my mouth. The thing is, most of the time when a teacher is talking, he or she is being utterly serious about the matter (in my case at least–if I crack for a minute, my kids lose all control). If you were to pass by and hear a snippet of the…
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