Who has taught these children that life must cater to their every want?
It is exhausting, yet I try. Granted this group of six does not represent all children, even in this school. By when children display rude, grating examples of entitlement, I worry. Who will put up with them? What jobs will they hold? What will their quality of life be?
During math bingo in after school, tried to
Often as a teacher I have to hold my tongue with patience and understanding as I acknowledge that children are not always ready or capable of understanding things like money, bills, credit cards and job responsibility.
All I can do, and do do, is drop seeds of knowledge and hope that one day they take root, and blossom.