|The Slice of Life Challenge is hosted by Two Writing Teachers|
At the Illinois Reading Council Conference, Cris Tovani ended one of her sessions with this Surfer’s Dogma. She said she saw it in a surf shop when she was on vacation, and it made her think that teachers are a lot like surfers.
Today has been a stress-filled teaching day, and I am left feeling overwhelmed and not good enough and bitter and helpless. This dogma is just what I need.
1. Passion Rules
2. No Dare—No Flair
3. Expect to Wipe Out
4. Never Turn Your Back on the Ocean
5. Move Before it Moves You
6. Never Surf Alone
7. Keep Looking Outside