WIthin 24 hours the student was back to normal, but it's just a reminder of how thin the line between sink or swim is with some of our students. For some, grades are everything. When that gets in the way of enjoyment, learning, and the rest of the student experience, it's hard to watch.
Despite counsleing over opportunities to succeed despite the single grade or attempts to put it in perspective, the pain is still very real for our students.
It's ok, child. Teachers cry too.
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