Whose side are you on?
It is time for class to start. We are one day short this week due to an unplanned holiday which means only two days to review before the final. Now, are my senior students worried about this? No, not really. Three of my students are warming themselves by the heater and not too concerned about getting ready for class to start. So instead of asking my students how their three day weekend was and getting them focused in a positive way, I immediately got on them for not being on task and moved them back to their regular seats away from the heater. In the next 5 minutes, I could see that my approach was not the best. Out of four students, I had two with me and two not with me. Now I do realize that a better approach might not have had better results but at least I would not have felt like it was my fault. To top it off, the next morning as I was reading through Philippians 4 in the Message, I came across this paragraph.