Wednesday, August 17, 2011
First Day of School: August 15, 2011
Yes, we all survived the first day of school! Five or six of my students were no-shows, but two were added. I'd forgotten just how much you can learn about children on the first day of school. One girl's mother said she was nervous, and she was all shy for maybe ten minutes -- after which she never stopped talking. She does like to help her classmates, though. There were a couple of students who didn't seem to understand much of what I was saying, but then there were times that no one did (such as "Pass the papers forward"). We shall see!