The great thing about teaching kids is you keep yourself updated with what’s happening in their world. The bad thing is- you feel like an old fogey.
Asked the students to write a letter to their idol today and I promised to send them to the heartthrobs after the edits.
One girl likes the “Little Mix” (I have no idea who that is, went home to YouTube their songs and still have no clue.) Another liked Jiro Wang in Taiwan and I repeatedly asked “who??” in class, revealing my age. A student liked Demi Lovato but I am obviously more familiar with Demi Moore.
Surprisingly, no one chose Justin Bieber or Miley Cyrus. So I can conclude my students have taste despite the generation gap.