I get home from work and click on some emails.
One is from the school district where I get there generated emails/copies of school board meetings.
This is at the top of the school board notes: GOOD NEWS
Governor Pawlenty proclaimed the week of October 17-24, 2009 to be "Gifted and Talented Youth Week” in the State of Minnesota !!
If you are already Gifted and Talented do you need a week to get more praise?
Isn't the "A" and smiley face on every paper enough?
Isn't the bumper sticker proudly stuck to the back of your parents Hummer or Audi which states "Proud Parent of Honor Roll Student" enough?
Isn't the fact that teachers say to your parents "If all the kids could be like YOUR child schools would be so easy" (yes, I had a mom tell me this...they were told this from a teacher)
How many bumper stickers have you seen that say "Proud Parent of student with D's"
Or a smiley face next to a C---
Or when did a teacher tell you that a "Whole school full of Johnnies who talk a lot, forget their books and homework, and are always late to class would be so easy"
Please school educators...let's put a little more emphasis on celebrating ALL of our students and their unique learning styles and/or personalities. Rather than building up those that are already way ahead of us. Just a thought...don't hate me because I have these thoughts!!
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