Jennie Fitzkee with another of her entertaining but also enlightening posts from her primary school classroom.. most of us had an imaginary friend growing up but Gloria is so much more..
Gloria is a dear classroom friend. Well, that’s an understatement. I have a hard time making my fingers type that she is a puppet, because she is the best thing that ever happened to my classroom. She is the kind one, the shy one, and the one who is… well, different and not pretty. She is real. She is the best friend. Gloria spends most weekends with children and their families. From decorating Christmas trees, to attending graduations, going out to dinner… the long list is a testament to Gloria.
This is what happened today:
“Can we bring Gloria outside to play?”
Gloria has never played outside at school. It hadn’t occurred to me to include her on the playground. When the question was posed, I thought this was a good idea. Leave it to children to think outside of the box. They know Gloria far better than…
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