“School is a building which has four walls with tomorrow inside,” Lon Watters.
This fall when students return to the classroom, I will be going back full-time as well.
I’ve been on a bit of a break for the last several years. Teaching part-time has allowed me time to write two books, one of which is published. I haven’t given up on the other one. And don’t plan to.
But now it’s time to get back behind a different desk.
Last week, my husband and two of our granddaughters painted the four walls of my new classroom, a different color on each wall. Blue, green, orange, yellow.
Colors affect attitudes and attention spans.
I’m excited about books we plan to talk about and even sentences we’ll diagram. (Yes, some teachers still teach that. And I’m glad to teach where grammar is considered important.)
I’m excited about the lives I’ll get to know.
I plan to still continue speaking in this community, but it looks like once a week going forward is a more reasonable expectation for myself.
Many thanks to my faithful readers. Prayers for those in the classrooms of America in this year of COVID will be much appreciated.