Of course, school rules prohibit me from posting pictures of my students on my blog, but rest assured, they were serving the entire time.
Turn down for what?!...
As you all probably know, I am a teacher. I teach Middle School English to be specific. Every year, my Advisory class is a group of about 12-15 girls. And every year, I try to instill in my girls a sense of confidence, a sense of pride in self, and self-love. This school year has proven no different. I work in a very diverse school, but across race and ethnicities, I notice that almost all my girls suffer from peer pressure to be something other than who and what they are. A lot of this is puberty, I know, but I remind them at all times that being you is okay. But I rarely tell them these things. I show them. This is a photo shoot we conducted Friday in which I attempted to show them how to be fabulous at all times. We were on the playground, and the boys (ugh) were watching us, so of course they were embarrassed . But then I showed them that playing small doesn't serve us. They were embarrassed for me (as they always are regarding what I wear, say, how I act, etc.), but I asked them, "turn down for what?!"
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