I laugh every time I get this question from kids, which is almost daily. We might be in the middle of a really tricky text and someone asks it. The question.
“Miss Schwartz, what DO you do?” (insert first grade voice)
The conversation typically goes a little something like this:
Me: “What do you think I do?”
Student: “Well you work on reading with us.”
Student: “Sometimes you help us with math or with a test.”
Student: “You help me tie my shoes.”
And here is the kicker…
Student: “But where is your class?”
This one really baffles them. It feels a little Wayside School “-ish” to me. Do they think there is this large group of students in a secret classroom in the school?
I always tell them, YOU are my class, I just see a lot of classes in one day. After establishing that and thinking that we are all good, they hit me with another.
Student: “But where is their stuff?”
So do they really know what I do? After I received this message at my table today I think that they do: