"Ms. Green, That's literally the most I've ever heard him (boy #1) say all strung together and we've been in the same class for the last three years. He deserves a ticket (a reward in my classroom) for the excellent job he just did."
Admittedly, a little over the top, but totally sweet. I had no idea that boy was so shy. The entire class agreed and broke into spontaneous applause for boy #1. Of course at this point, they may have just been applauding the fact that class was almost over, but who knows? I turned it into a conversation about what respecting each other really looks like, and how that was a perfect example.
|sorting through and unlocking all of these then finding the student they were assigned to....|
not such a magical moment