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Two Writing Teachers
My coworker looked at me today. "You're not smiling. What's wrong?"
I wasn't crabby (tired, but not crabby), I was just deep in thought.
"You can do it, you can make it 11 more days!" she laughed.
"It's not that we have 11 days of school left, it's that I feel like I'm just getting started!" I replied.
This has been a school year of learning,
starts and stops,
rushing into groups,
finding my backbone,
stating my intentions
and remaining transparent.
I'm here to boost my students
and to help them develop as
and cooperative, respectful citizens.
It's May and my students are just realizing their potential and finding success.
Their teachers are tired, drained and anxious about
I'm just getting started in helping my students and fellow teachers
find their passion and their strengths
as they find ways to minimize their weaknesses.