One Teacher, One Child

 by Nadine Osborne

I see him.

I hear the other children shouting “Madame, Madame he is throwing the puzzle pieces”.

I know he is throwing the puzzle pieces.

He often throws the puzzle pieces.

 

I am working so hard to understand why.

 

Other teachers say “He wants attention.”

or  “He needs to try harder to develop self-control.”

They try to be helpful.  “Have you tried a sticker chart?”

 

No, I think to myself, I haven’t tried a sticker chart because this behaviour is…Continue Reading