• It Pays to Pay Attention

    We all have our ups and downs and so I can’t expect that every single student who walks through my door is ready to learn. There mind can be in a different space, for a number or reasons. This morning a student of mine walked in dressed as if she was going to an interview. I said to her “Good morning, you look very professional today” She smiled and said good morning. During the lesson I noticed that she looked a bit sad. I wrote a note on a post-it so that I could check in, without having to draw attention to her. She responded and at the end of…