10 and a half days of school! At this point it still seems like forever! My kids are going absolutely crazy today despite everything I'm trying. I need to be patient but I'm definitely having a hard time.
Just when I say to myself, I CAN'T WAIT FOR SCHOOL TO BE OUT! I realize, I'm really going to miss these kids. I'm not saying that just because that's what teachers are supposed to say! I really will miss them. For those of you who aren't teachers - I have gotten so close to my students, and its weird to just let them go.
Some of them I know will be fine in third grade. And others, I want to keep sheltered in my room for the rest of elementary school. I'm not perfect, but I'm also not a yeller or screamer. I don't demean my students or make them feel stupid. Unfortunately, some teachers do. That's why I want to keep some of those who need extra tlc.
I'm thinking of a handful of boys. This year, I hope I have been encouraging to those boys. I hope they know how much I love them and believe in them.
I'm not ready to let go.
PS - I'm dying to add some pictures of my adorable class but that would be a big no-no! So just imagine 23 beautiful faces :)