Dear Parents Who Are Upset, I truly, truly understand why you are upset right now. It feels as though your particular child isn’t getting the precise educational experience that they require at this exact moment. […]
As a teacher, I always struggled with being away from the classroom, feeling my students would be missing out on great learning and having minimal growth with a substitute. In my head, I painted a worst case scenario of kids running amuck, damaged books and materials, misplaced and wrongly used supplies, etc. Although some of that has happened over the years, with time I figured out you CAN learn to anticipate most issues and even get a great learning day for your students!