Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
Swedish proverb

Lessons From My 93-Year-Old Kindergarten Teacher

Lessons From My 93-Year-Old Kindergarten Teacher

May 5, 2014-- Mary Beth Washington is the stuff that kindergarten dreams are made of. "She did almost everything contrary to the rules: she took the kids out walking in the rain, she napped with them during naptime, she came to school dressed like a circus performer. She was in love with birds, dancing, poetry and people." Now in her 93rd year, she is as spirited as ever and still going strong with her walking stick, cheery stockings and shoes, and many layers of scarves. "I teach the big children, now," she says, in a chance encounter with a parent whose child was one of her students. With hearty chuckles and magical winks, there are many lessons to be learned from this special woman. (21324 reads)


Read Full Story
What's your reaction? inspiring fascinating courageous hopeful
Take ActionTake notes from the wise, elder teachers around you. How can you keep their spirit flowing in your life today?



Quote Bulletin


The real measure of your wealth is how much you'd be worth if you lost all your money.
Unknown

Search by keyword: Happiness, Wisdom, Work, Science, Technology, Meditation, Joy, Love, Success, Education, Relationships, Life
Contribute To      
Upcoming Stories      

Subscribe to DailyGood

We've sent daily emails for over 16 years, without any ads. Join a community of 244,543 by entering your email below.

  • Email:
Subscribe Unsubscribe?


Trending DailyGoods Sep 26: One Teacher's Brilliant response to Columbine (9,853 reads) Sep 9: To Keep Company With Oneself (5,944 reads) Sep 3: The Politics of the Brokenhearted (4,353 reads) Sep 18: Betty Peck's Magic Mirror (3,932 reads) Sep 21: The Psychology of Self-Righteousness (8,865 reads)

More ...