To Mrs. Gray, one great teacher

Thanks for sharing. A blessed day!

Phil J. Harrison's Blog

One Room School House

My 4th grade teacher could have taught a rock to read.  She had taught in a one room school-house before the multi-grade school was built.  One thing she knew was her  students.

Mrs. Gray was fair and caring.  She would take time with each student making sure that they got what they needed to learn.  Her job wasn’t to be liked but to teach and to make sure we learned.  And learn we did.

What she taught me was simple:

Teachers must hear their students.  They need to be able to hear what the student isn’t vocalizing about the lessons.  The parts they don’t understand that they don’t understand.  You give the faster smarter students their head when it comes to learning and you don’t make them stay with the class because poor Johnny is going to upset.  They understand learning is not a team effort.  Johnny must move…

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