I knew what I was getting into. I’d heard about all the children for years. The classroom teacher with patience. The one who was firm. The class clown. The spinny office desk chairs and the new lockers. What I wasn’t prepared for was what it would be like for me to become a classroom teacher in my kids’ school.
After nearly 20 years as a radio DJ I enjoyed speaking setting an upbeat tone and encouraging. I decided the classroom would be a great place for me to merge these skills with my gift of exhortation. I greatly desired to see the students at this small private Christian school take ownership of their faith and not just do what was required by some school curriculum and a binder of worksheets. [Read more…]