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G In this weeks Voice of Experience essay, educator Perri Gibbons pays tribute to teacher Deb Graudins, whose measured, consistent approach with the most challenging students -- and her genuine care for them -- wins respect from students and colleagues alike.
Its an approach all educators can learn from. This weeks Voice of Experience essay was submitted by Perri Gibbons, an instructional assistant in an urban Indiana school district.
Gibbons has worked for several years with Deb Graudins, a master teacher with 25 years experience working with challenging students.
Gibbons felt compelled to share the story of one student in particular, in the hope that some of the approaches Graudins uses might help other teachers deal with difficult students. For the purpose of this essay, we will call the student Kevin. Kevin arrived at school after the school year was already underway.
It should have come as no real surprise that he showed up at our door, since he has been enrolled in several schools -- including ours once before -- in the past two years.
The word was out that, while enrolled in his last school, Kevin had accumulated an impressive record of poor academics and behavior. In one incident, he threw a chair at his teacher. Soon after arriving at our school, Kevin was assessed by the school support team and introduced to our class.
He entered our classroom with his low-slung pants, exaggerated "gangsta" walk and mannerisms, a lousy attitude, and an enormous chip on his shoulder. Have you seen these Voice of Experience essays from previous weeks? Searching for Voices Care to reflect on a classroom experience that opened your eyes?
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Six weeks later, he announced to our class, "At first Mrs. Graudins used a variety of strategies to reach out to Kevin and bring about the transformation described. Her first purposeful move was to reach out to Kevins mother and make her an ally.
Kevins mother, for a variety of reasons, had a lot of antagonism toward schools in general and toward our school in particular. For that reason, Mrs.
Graudins had to focus on separating herself from the problems Kevins mother perceived. It was important for Kevins mother to know that Kevin was his teachers primary concern, not previous issues with other teachers, students, or the school.Writing Essays When some students hear the word “essay” they may feel a little intimidated, but writing an essay doesn’t have to be scary at all.
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