|Tuesdays at Two Writing Teachers!|
Every time I cross an item off my list, I write down three more below it.
"Are you ready?" everyone asks. "No," I cheerfully reply, "but I'm excited!"
All across town, backpacks are being filled, lunches are being packed, and alarms are being set. Stomachs flutter and eyes struggle to go to sleep so early. But are they excited too?
All it takes is one little spark. (Love that I named that post last fall before I chose my OLW this year!) One little gesture to show them that you care. One little note to remind them how words can connect us. One little card to open up the world and show them that learning is fun.
|Vacation postcards from Georgia ready to be mailed last week!|
|(Remember, I get the pleasure of having many of my students for several years!)|
So yes, I actually am ready. Ready for old smiles and new connections. Ready for hugs, laughter, tears, and stories. Ready to build communities. Ready to grow and learn together.
It will be hard, but it will be worth it. Another amazing year begins tomorrow!