Dating elementary school teacher
People say things like “I don’t need my students to like me” in the teachers’ lounge and that seems to earn them a badge of honor.
It’s like we’ve been trained to respect the hard ass, and judge the teacher that students actually enjoy. But I’ve seen the “cool teacher” come in all ages, shape, colors, and sizes.
Your loose-fitting JC Penney khakis, that new dress shirt you got at Kohl’s, and those athletic socks with brown leather shoes.
I realize this might sound sappy, but my advice for teachers is to try to get students to like you.
Not because you want to be the cool teacher, but because you want your students to learn.
I couldn’t promise he would magically be the most popular kid in school, but I could promise people would like being around him.
Generally—and this is not only true about romance—people are drawn to people who are more interested in others than themselves.