Not a Funny Story, but a Noteworthy One…

Last Friday in a 1st grade class, one of my most motivated and talented students raised his hand to say something…

Boy: Well, since I’m not very good at Spanish…

Me: Hold it right there. You are WONDERFUL at Spanish! I won’t allow you to say that about yourself. Go ahead and start your sentence over leaving that part out.

Boy: Then I have nothing to say.

Me: You hear that everyone? The same goes for all of you! You are all VERY talented in Spanish and I will not tolerate you telling yourselves otherwise!

The battle in making kids believe in themselves continues…

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