Worthless? No, Priceless.

I just had to Reblog. Wow!

Afternoon of Sundries

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Got to be honest, this once again made me think of teachers. I can’t help it, I am one! I have a story.

My first year teaching I met with ridiculous expectations from my students. In particular, my 7th grade music class was the worst. There was a girl, let’s call her Cindy (for that is not her name), who did not see the worth of my class much less the worth of me. Now it wasn’t completely Cindy’s fault the class was horrible, but she certainly did not help.

Everyday, she questioned my worth, every time I spoke she only raised her had to devalue me. It was not because she was an expert in music, not because she hated me as a person (at least not anymore than any other teacher), but because she felt music was a “useless class” it “was not fun.” The things we read…

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