Yap and Back: “The Last Day”

They knew straightaway that all was not well. Once inside the classroom, I explained the situation. Eyes began to grow in size, tears started to fall, one of my students asked, “Teacher, is this the last time that we are going to see you?” My eyes welled up and all I could do was hug them. Another piped up, “Teacher, let’s pray.”

Yap and Back: “Fixing or Loving?”

Anyone who’s been a student in grade school can attest to the fact that there are many different categories of students in a classroom. The most common categories are the high achievers who seem to never get in trouble; the students whose names seem to get exhausted by being chastised by the teacher so much;…