Things my students teach me: The difference between hoping and wishing.

The other day one of my former E & A (English and Academics) students came into the library, she’s in year two now.  At the end of our conversation she said to me “I hope I am in E & A class this year.”  I replied, “I’m sorry you’re not, there is no E & A class for year two students.”

And she responded, hand to heart: “I know, but I hope I am in E & A.” Continue reading