But as the years went by, my parents, especially my mother, wanted me to do better and get all A’s on my report card in elementary school. Near the last few weeks of grade 7, I got my final report card and I was very disappointed in myself for not getting all A’s. Comparing Jing-mei’s life and mine, the report cards that my parents receive from me are like the tests that Jing-mei receives everyday from her mother. Furthermore, the disappointment that I felt for not meeting my parents expectations is probably how Jing-mei felt when she “began to die” with the thoughts of “raised
This made Sonia really disappointed, because she had looked up to her and now norma has ruined her life. Finally the reason why Norma disappointed Sonia, was because Norma was so intelligent and her life had fallen apart. During grade school Norma had been so popular and really smart, and since freshman year her life tumbled down. It changed Sonia’s whole perspective on who Norma really was. Sonia maybe had thoughts that someday Norma would be successful, but not after seeing
They face these obstacles by the support of their family and friends like for example I personally saw in my school there was a girl in my class who got blind in class four and wasted two years of her life hoping she would get better which was great obstacles faced by her and her family, even though her eyes were not cured she had this passion for studying so she again enrolled in my school and started to study again and there were lot obstacles faced by her and her family but still she came through as for she was talented and she never lost her faith and studied hardly and thus eliminating her one of her many obstacles. Well in my view also these people are special and we should not look at them with sympathy but treat them as a normal being and also help them in facing their obstacles. We should not socially exclude the disabled people. If Beethoven had given up earlier would we have been able to hear his ninth symphony, he also didn’t hear his ninth symphony as he was deaf but still he gave this world a beautiful piece of music, he
I would have helped if I could,” she said concerned about me. “you were a very good student what happened?” I did not know what to say so I cried and told her the truth. That every time I sit for a test I end up failing it because I do not study enough. She comforted me telling me that I can do better next term but I ended up with the same grades as the previous term. Thus, my mother decided that I will change my school the next year so for me to transfer I had to really work hard in the last term, term 3, so I can get accepted as an 11th grader.
She loved to paint them(Confetti Girl). During dinner the daughter says she has homework but left her book in school, so the father had said he has an extra. The father has to look for the book which is far away and she doesn’t want him to find it. After dinner the daughter has to read and does her homework, which she didn’t want to do. After everything both stories relate because in both the daughters don’t get their way.
If students are strictly controlled by their friends or classmates and teachers, they start losing their happiness, their confidence and they lose themselves. If you read about Sandra Cisneros’s short story “Eleven” and think it is about a girl who must wear a sweater she doesn’t want to wear. Instead, it is a story about a girl who struggles to hold onto herself when she is challenged by people who have power over her. When Rachel’s classmate exposed her, Rachel begins to lose herself by losing her confidence. One day Rachel’s teacher asks who owns a stretched out, itchy red sweater that was left behind in the coat room.
She was only there for a few months and then leaving for maternity leave. This was the school year that I had two long term substitute teachers. While the first sub was there I was doing fine, but that soon changed when our next sub came in. The sub was moving extremely fast with all the math and science work that I couldn 't keep up. It was pretty hard to do a lesson in two days and then have quiz after quiz after quiz.
Finally, one fine day she decided she’s had enough and went to the school, sat with the teachers and told them the condition of her son. The school staff, even though knew of Jay’s mockery, did nothing worthwhile to stop his saddened fable. However, with the foretelling of Jay’s misery;the school staff decided something need be done. The school staff pleaded to herthat the staff will look after Jay with extra attention, but the mother wouldn’t agree;she pushed for complete abolishment of mockery. They argued for a while, and the principal finally accepted
When first arriving to the school parents were taking their students out of school. Teachers was quitting and not wanting to teach her making it seem like she’s not the same as the rest of the children in the school. It affected Ruby by her being the only student in her class as she would be lonely sometimes. In the end Ruby had an effect on them because she had the highest scores than all the rest of the students in the school. She also made some of the parents notice that their child wants to be friends with Ruby even though they didn’t want them to play with her.
The doctor said that my voice went out because I spend too much time practicing and eventually my throat got sore. The doctor also said that It's only going to take a few days. I was not ready for this because I had the most important audition of my life. The next day I went to school and told my friends about my situation. My friends included Lucas,Alex, and Maya.
Wendy Bradshaw was a teacher. She has recently resigned, and the resignation letter she wrote has gone viral. In the letter, she discusses how she is fed up with the reforms that have taken place in education, which she calls "misguided." She also stated that she fells the school has placed standardized testing over the needs of the students. Additionally, Wendy states she fells that her students are being robbed of a developmentally-appropriate education.
(29, 54) Despite the fact that Jolly was in a bad place, she still had people in her life like LaVaughn who were having a positive influence on her and her actions. For example, Jolly dropped out of high school at a young age because of her giving birth to Jeremy and Jilly. She had never got the chance to go back because she had to work to be able to pay the bills. There was no time to go to school, which Jolly originally laughed at because the thought of going back to school was incredulous to her and it was ridiculous. But then not necessarily willingly Jolly ends up in the Moms Up Program at LaVaughn 's high school due to LaVaughn.
When I was in English class in 8th grade, our teacher performed a test on us, which we were unaware of until it was over. During class the teacher began to berate a student, calling the student unintelligent and lazy. This was a student that other people may have viewed as “unmotivated” or a “burnout” when she was in fact, very intelligent. But because she was commonly stereotyped, the teacher began to pick on this student. The student was well aware that the teacher was doing this as an experiment in her class.
An important point I learned after reading Holler if You Can Hear Me by Gregory Michie is that teachers should care about their students because students will learn more if they know you care and then they will care to learn . Mr. Mitchie believes his students don’t care enough to learn about sexism, but the truth was that they were tired of spending 2 weeks on the same lesson. Mr. Mitchie will then get angry at his class and tell them that if they didn’t care to learn then he wouldn’t make them. In another instant a teacher named Miss. Reilly was tired of her class not listening to her that she threatened to quit, but a student named Samuel wrote her a letter and told her not quit.
“Student” and “Crow Lake” these two articles both talked about the relationship between teachers and students. Wayman, the teacher in “Student”, he insisted on attracting his students’ interests, but it didn’t work out very well. Katie, the teacher in “Crow Lake”, she recalled a childhood experience during her class, it came out that students got bored by her voice. Wayman tried very hard on helping students learn better, but the students only care about their grades instead of learning things. Katie tried to teach her students, but there had no connections between Katie and the student.