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Re: Turning kids around

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John Bundy (jibundy)
Sun, 22 Feb 1998 14:01:32 -0600


Can you share more about TESA , thank you ...jibundy
-----Original Message-----
From: Alix E. Peshette <apeshet>
To: Stubby4B <Stubby4B>; artsednet.edu
<artsednet.edu>
Date: Saturday, February 21, 1998 3:19 PM
Subject: Re: Turning kids around

> From: Stubby4B
> Date: Sat, 21 Feb 1998 15:16:55 EST
> To: artsednet.edu
> Cc: apeshet
> Subject: Turning kids around

Duffy,
Thanks for your wonderful story. We have a program in our schools
called TESA - Teacher Expections equal Student Achievement. Your
story is the perfect example of that principle.

-Alix

> In a message dated 98-02-21 14:45:28 EST, you write:
>
> > I am just glorying in the
> > wonder of the moment. It's these quiet moments that remind me that
> teaching
> >
> > is a most wonderful career and art can be that magic connection for
> > some students.
> >
> > Alix Peshette
>
> I love stories like that. One day in kindergarten (I was a new long-term
sub)
> I was in some STRANGE frame of mind, but committed myself to not saying
one
> negative word to this supposedly terror of a class. I managed to turn
> everything coming out of my mouth into a positive. Kids were beaming. I
kept
> on telling everyone how good they were going to be, and how it was going
to be
> the best class they've ever had. The worst troublemaker in the class, at
one
> point, simply threw his arms open and hugged me.
>
> It was a wonderful day.
>
>
> Duffy Franco
>
>