Fast forward to today… I’m sashaying through the gym with my headphones on, inordinately pleased with myself as my new music, which I loaded on myself, starts to come through on my playlist. Then, Get It On queues up.
One day I was using the graphic in my science classroom to teach comparing and contrasting opposing theories. Suddenly it hit me. I could use that Underappreciated Venn Diagram to diffuse petty arguments when my Awesome Daughter didn’t buy into my opinion. Yes, Section C of the Fabulous Venn Diagram came to my rescue.
Have a Prom Plan. Lay down the rules, and define the consequences if they are not followed. This allows kids to play the parent card. (“My parents will take away the car until I graduate if I do that.
Hey, I hope you aren’t sitting there saying to yourself, “Well, that’s not my school.” These schools were from the south, from the north, from the inner city, from rural areas, from affluent communities, and from poor communities, and all in the good ol’ USA. The students were from more races/ethnicities than you can name. Some of them were just like kids you know. I’m telling you the people in your school would produce close to the same results.