2010 – 2011 Back to School Inservice. S chool M eans S uccess. August 18, 2010. The Year of the Teacher. Who has the single greatest affect on student achievement in the school?. Dr. Haim Ginott …. “I've come to the frightening conclusion that I am the decisive
2010 – 2011Back to School Inservice
August 18, 2010
“I've come to the frightening
conclusion that I am the decisive
element in the classroom.
It's my daily mood that makes the weather.
As a teacher, I possess a
tremendous power to make a child's life miserable or joyous.
I can be a tool of torture or an instrument of
I can humiliate or humor, hurt or heal.
In all situations, it is my response that
decides whether a crisis will be escalated
or de-escalated and a child humanized or de-humanized.”
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