What Students Really Need to Hear

AFFECTIVE LIVING

It’s 4 a.m.  I’ve struggled for the last hour to go to sleep.  But, I can’t.  Yet again, I am tossing and turning, unable to shut down my brain.  Why?  Because I am stressed about my students.  Really stressed.  I’m so stressed that I can only think to write down what I really want to say — the real truth I’ve been needing to say — and vow to myself that I will let my students hear what I really think tomorrow.

This is what students really need to hear:

First, you need to know right now that I care about you. In fact, I care about you more than you may care about yourself.  And I care not just about your grades or your test scores, but about you as a person. And, because I care, I need to be honest with you. Do I have permission to be…

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Author: kylemajerus

Allow me to introduce myself, I am Kyle Majerus. I am an aspiring writer striving to make my mark in this world by blogging and entering a career in copywriting. I am currently a senior in college, majoring in English Literature and minoring in business administration. No, I do not want to teach; and yes, I can enter a career in copywriting with my degree. I am an avid reader of fiction, a fitness freak, a coffee connoisseur, a craft beer lover, and a men’s fashion advocate.

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