Recently, during my annual review, my administrator, after going over all of my academic goals and achievements, asked me, “What are you most proud of about your teaching?”
Without even taking a second to think, I knew the answer… and it had nothing to do with academics.
I’m proud my students are excited about learning.
I’m proud my students understand, no matter what might be going on outside of school, our classroom is always a place they feel safe.
I’m proud of the hugs they relish on me daily.
I’m proud of the way they smile at me.
I’m proud my students know I love each and every one of them.
What are you proud of?