I Don’t Have to Be Your Favorite Teacher

By Beth Jarzabek

Recently, one of my students was unexpectedly dismissed in the middle of class. As he gathered his belongings, we hypothesized what the reason for his dismissal might be. During his walk to the door, I joked, “Maybe you won the lottery! Don’t forget who your favorite teacher is!” He glanced at me for the briefest of seconds and then gave his parting shot as he walked out the door.

“It’s not you.”


Read the rest at the following link.

Form Relationships With Your Students–You Don’t Have To Be the Favorite (weareteachers.com)