"Not failure, but low aim is the crime."
James Russell Lowell
"Good is not good where better is expected."
I recieved some feedback on my last post about expectations.
(E-mails are very nice, but please feel free to post comments as well.)
Thanks for the encouragement.
I will not succumb to the whining. I will not lower my standards. But I will have to re-remind myself that many more of these kids are coming from a place far behind where the rest of their high school peer group is, developmentally and academically.
The September deadline definitely threw me for a loop.
Today I start my drawing fundamentals workshops with my classes. This is really the fun stuff. This is where they catch-up.