Wait, don’t think I’m going to bash teachers. I can’t. I won’t. I’m one of them. Also, teaching is hard. It was hard when I was a student and it is difficult in completely different ways now that I don’t even have the time to explain. You should definitely show your appreciation to your child’s teachers. I’m not even suggesting monetarily, but a nice card or letter showing your appreciation is always accepted.
The reason for the “but…” is that there’s one thing I want you to remember as you continue #RaisingReaders:
Or, its also been phrased this way:
Do teachers need to be appreciated? Yes, definitely. And not just during this week, but all school year long. But just as a reminder, you are also your child’s teacher, arguably their most important one. Keep teaching!