Teaching Tips Poem: Danger of Too Much Confidence

Teachers need confidence. Yet there’s a danger in too much.


Consider doubt, the yeast of thought!

Bully for a certain lack of confidence! 

At times have that certain bit of doubt that keeps you searching for what it’s about.

As a teacher I’m always trying to do more, and wondering. . . and struggling.

Yet I see somehow we are all growing.


Maybe the struggle is the fertilizer.

It doesn’t always smell great, but it does the job!

Copyright by Hildra Tague. Obtain permission for use in print or online.


About grantutor

Career educator in both public and private schools. Has tutored all ages. Writes about education, parenting, & seniors. Sings harmony with folk/rock group and a choir. Caregiver for spouse who dealt with Stage IV cancer. Happy person committed to nature and conservation of a green world.
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