At first I was a little nervous because I had never even thought about teaching before, but I have read books with my younger cousins and my sisters when they were younger so that was my only head start. When I got there, the kids were kind of shy and didn’t really know what to think and I thought they would not like me or they were scared of me. This ended quickly and by the third or fourth day that was what they would look forward to each day. When the kids warmed up to me I instantly knew this is what I want to do when I grow up.
When I first started the A+ Program, I was just working on going over words with the kids to see what they knew. Most of them did not know much until they learn what sounds...
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