"... the educator must work with whatever the youngster brings to the learning situation, but the educator must never stop believing that each child is capable of something wonderful and heroic and that he or she will never exhaust his or her possibilities."
- Robert J. Starratt
Centering Educational Administration: Cultivating meaning, community, responsibility.
This is the book I am currently reading in one of my courses. Even though my students are university age and have outgrown the label of "children" that quote sums up why I am a teacher.
It's the busiest week of the semester so far and I've just been reminded why I'm doing all this.