There’s always that one student. The one that you find yourself going home and thinking about. How do I get him to get it? How do I get her to understand? Why won’t she follow directions? Why doesn’t he listen? How do you not show how much they get on your very last nerve!?
What do you do?
Remember that they are children. Sometimes they really don’t know any better. You may not know what’s going on at home or after school. Remember that they are children. Sometimes they are only mimicking behavior. Sometimes school is the only place where there are rules and guidelines for their life. Remember that they are children. Sometimes they just won’t get it. Sometimes they are way more interested in the bug making its way across the classroom floor. Remember that they are children.