Elissa McLean

I got this testimonial from Elissa a few days ago:
“…I am LOVING LOVING LOVING my work with kids now that I have found TPRS. OMG this is frickin awesome. And I still feel like I’m at the tip of the iceberg! I’ve learned so much from you and the blog and DVDs. I just feel so much more inspired and I have laughed hysterically in class several times in the past few months. That had never happened before. The kids are just so cute and funny and how great is it that in order to do our jobs well we need to cultivate an environment where all of our collective cuteness and funniness can emerge!!!! Hooray! It’s 10:00 p.m. and I haven’t planned tomorrow and I’m not going to until the car ride to school. I never would have done that before…”.
Like Paul Kirshling told me today, or rather asked rhetorically, “Where are all the summer conferences for book based teachers? Where is their enthusiasm, their joy? Where is their sense of wanting to share what they do in their classrooms with others?”
It’s a good question.



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