Teachers’ Day 2012
Tomorrow is Singapore's Teachers' Day. This day brings back complex memories. There were teachers whom I seldom talked to but their concern during a critical moment or rough patch in my student days left a permanent piece of joy in my brain. And then there were teachers whom looked down on me when I could not perform in a certain task, like operating the manual sewing machine during Home Economics lessons yet boasted that I was their student when I came in top in my level for Elementary mathematics, with no attempt to explain to puzzled faces about the lack of association with their part in contributing to my success. I am in no position to judge them because I should not and I only see a thin slice of what they are made of. I choose to to believe that these teachers have helped me be who I am today. It is … Read More Teachers’ Day 2012