Last week I entered a grade four classroom to teach a lesson. Four other teachers followed me into the class and the students were surprised to see so many adults in the room. When the classroom teacher introduced me, she explained that I was there to teach both the students and the teachers.
As I sat at the computer to pull up my documents, a student close to me whispered, “Who teaches you?”
I love that she asked this question! My answer?
“Well, sometimes books are my teachers, sometimes other teachers are my teachers, and sometimes students are my teachers, too.”
The look on her face was priceless as she said, “Really?”
She smiled and said, “Hmmph.”
Whether I am reading, attending PD, planning and facilitating sessions, working one-on-one with teachers, or teaching students, I am always learning.
For the record, I don’t plan on stopping anytime soon… there is always more to learn!