As I said ‘Goodbye’ to my sprouts today, I got lots of hugs and one friend even asked his mom to bring him back to the classroom to see me one more time. Sigh.
There is so much I am thankful for this year and truly feel as if my cup runneth over.
I am thankful my students come in everyday eager and ready to learn and when they’re not, they let me ‘in’ to try and help them become ready.
I am thankful for the staff at my new school who welcomed me with open arms and have made me feel special from day one.
I am thankful for parents who send in extra snacks.
I am thankful for weighted vests!
I am thankful for my Smart Board which has changed the way I teach.
I am thankful I get to share the joy of reading with my class everyday.
I am thankful for a five minute commute.
I am thankful for all the hugs I get each day. Tons and TONS of hugs.
I am thankful each time my class cheers when it’s time for Writing Workshop.
I am thankful for Fridays! But I also love Mondays and the prospect of a new week of learning and fun.
I am thankful each time a child says ‘I love you.’
I am thankful for YouTube and the tons of free exercise, learning, and motor break videos I’ve found.
I am thankful I found a school and class that needs me just as much as I need them.
What are you thankful for this year?