JONATHAN JANSEN | What’s love got to do with it?

There’s a reason after matriculating, pupils do not remember expertise in a subject but recall a teacher who cared

22 May 2024 - 21:28

Mondays, I have found, are the toughest days for teaching high-school children from challenging communities. They seem agitated. So this week I tried something different. As my grade 9 science class shuffled around with dragging benches creating a screeching noise and chit-chat all over the place, I stopped the commotion. For the next few minutes, I told them, each would share with the class ONE thing for which they are grateful...

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