Never Give Up!

Tonight was the last night of Tuesday Tutoring.
Ten of my students have been staying after school until 5:45 for reading and math instruction.

It has been fun....I'm tired. 

It amazes and impresses me each week that these kids are willing
to make the commitment to stay until after dark. 

I'm so proud of them!

That's something they probably will never understand. 

Tonight we had pizza and cookies. 

Learning and food go hand in hand in my class. :)

They do understand that.


Julie Harward said...

Yay for the food part..and you must be a really good teacher to do that. It seems school is so much harder than it used to be, so much is taught to them so early, it can be real hard on them sometimes. I used to come home from school and I was HOME..changed and went out to play, now they had 2-3 hours of homework even as little kids! I feel bad for them.

Sonia said...

I've been tutoring with Whiz Kids in the inner city and now that they have to make up snow time the day has been extended another 40 minutes..we give them a snack before we start but I still see lots of's a long day for them! I'm sure they appreciate the pizza with their studies!!

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Lisa said...

You are such a great teacher! Yes sir. Pizza makes you smarter!

April said...

Isn't it so rewarding when all of your efforts have finally paid off? Way to go to you and your students!

momof3girls said...

I love that food goes hand and hand with learning! What a wonderful thing that you are doing for your students!!!

JG said...

That is wonderful your students stay longer for extra help from you!!! Caring counts a lot. :)

Blondie's Journal said...

I used to attend an art class in the evening and the instructor always ordered pizzas! It was a blast!

Hooray for you for putting in that extra time. You are an angel!


silvergirl said...

Good for those student
It took a long while for son2 to understand tutoring really does help
He is actually learning something in Latin class now.

Lou Cinda @ Tattered Hydrangeas said...

And I know that they do appreciate all the help you have given them! And food too! Doesn't get much better than that!

Lou Cinda

Rebecca said...

Blessings to you this beautiful Palm Sunday Miss S...

Love to you~


Okie Chic said...

Thanks for all the nice comments!!! And hello from one Okie to another. I love your blog by the way and my daughter just moved to Edmond.

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

I'm poofing the I thought of you and mentioned you in my post this morning! Hope you're having a great day! ♥♥♥

Sweet Cottage Dreams said...

I am certain that your students will always remember that you fed them. Teachers like you are so important to children and I remember my teachers who went out of their way to be kind.


LOVE your flowers!!!!!