Wednesday, March 25, 2015
On Learning That Today I Will Get My SEVENTH New Student This Year
Snatch me back from the edge.
I might jump
or I might fall
and I'm not sure that thing about growing wings
will actually work.
©Mary Lee Hahn, 2015
7 of my (now) 27 students were not with us on the first day of school. That means about one-fourth of my class is comprised of new students. We are in about the 26th week of school, so that means I've averaged about one new student every month. No big deal? Imagine what that does to the classroom community you've worked so hard to build...and rebuild...and rebuild...