This past spring, some anonymous teachers at my school
What a kick in the
I asked the
I am only asking them to do their job. Teach the curriculum to their students. Be kind to their students and guide them to become better people.
Work is a funny thing. I've never worked in a place where everyone was happy. While I know that each person is responsible for their own happiness, I never realized how cutting mean comments can be.
You need to have thicker skin. Really? Is that a marketable skill? I've never seen it on a resume.
It comes down to this. Hurtful comments are, well, hurtful. They hurt just as they were intended. I fear if I become immune to the negativity, I could also become immune to the needs of others.
This past summer, I attended a conference
My assistant principal and I could not figure out who was in the bottom third.
But now I have a feeling the bottom third is a bridge playing group. Maybe I should take up cards and beat them at their own game.