Love this post and the worst part is that some doctors won’t give you sick days unless you are truly on your death bed. A pregnant teacher friend got a horrible cold and got not sick days and the worst part that being pregnant means NO flu and cold medication.
No, I didn’t get it wrong, it’s “teaching” not “smoking”. I really do have my reasons for this title.
Imagine a firefighter entering a suffocating burning building with no oxygen mask. Imagine a SWAT member carrying a weaponless attack on a group of Cocaine traffickers. Wouldn’t it be suicidal in both cases?
I guess it would.
Now, imagine a teacher working with a big a HUGE group of underachieving students who -despite of the fact that they are expected to read, write and speak in at least two languages – can’t form a simple sentence in their mother tongue, not to mention that some can’t even spell their names! Imagine that even when the teacher realized this, he thought he could still make a difference and have a positive influence on his students’ levels of achievement, as well as on their personal lives.
Well, this was me, and this…
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