I have remarkable students.
At the end of 3rd period study hall on Thursday, I got a phone call that necessitated my leaving the building, so I had to throw together sub plans on very short notice. At the beginning of 4th period, I apologized to the kids, explained that they’d have to look in their books for examples of the Law of Cosines and try to do the assignment. I told them I fully believed they could figure it out. I asked them to help each other.
I was trying not to show the students that I was upset/worried/nervous. Apparently I didn’t do a very good job of that. I apologized again on my way out. This is what I heard as I was leaving, “Don’t worry Mrs. B, we’ll figure it out. We love you.”
It’s a good thing I was walking out the door. Darn kids – making me all teary.