Thursday, October 15, 2009
THURSDAY: It's Not All Flowers and Sausages
Mrs. Mimi is a blogger who shares her adventures with her "little friends" in second grade - and her frustrations with disengaged parents, useless administrators and thoughtless colleagues. Her stories range from sweet to hilarious to appalling. Some readers should be warned that she uses profanity on her blog and in the book.
For parents, there are great insights into the teacher's journey with a class from August to June. Teachers will likely find themselves having one of three reactions (or, at times, all three).
*"Oh, I have SO been there!"
*"Oh, you think that's bad? Let me tell you about...."
*"Thank goodness my co-workers and administrators are nothing like that!"