In my last post, I shared how enjoying our students is essential, even as our to-do list grows by leaps and bounds. Recording funny/special moments is always helpful and keeps our eyes on the bright side. Here are some classroom stories from the start of the year…
Overheard in the hallway,
Student to other students (and anyone who’d listen, really): We get our own Bibles! And they’re REAL Bibles! They’re adult Bibles!
Hey adults, hope we’re as excited as this with our ‘real’ Bibles!!!
During ‘free time’, when students get to do a quiet activity of their choice,
Student to me: The dictionaries are… awesome!
She then walked away to continue exploring her dictionary.
Whilst watching the video of a baby digging into a whole chocolate cake,
Boy: You better take it away from her or she’s going to vomit all over you.
Girl: That’s okay… Mums don’t mind.
Mums, what do you think?
A Year 2 student already thinking about the future (I teach Year 3s & 4s),
Student: Can I please be in your class next year?
Me: You’ll have to pray about it.
First thing she says when I see her the following week: Do I still have to pray to be in your class?
On yard duty, a Prep boy notices my scars from my psoriasis,
Boy: Why do you have many scars on your legs?
Me: My skin’s not very good at the moment. It’s a bit sad but it is getting better.
Boy: Look, I have a scar too (pointing to a miniscule one, trying his best to comfort me).
As if working with beautiful, little humans isn’t fun enough, I get to work alongside amazing colleagues too! We bring in different strengths and so make a wonderful team. Here are interesting facts we shared to students during our Level Assembly and they had to guess which teacher matched the fact. If you’re from Donvale Christian College, have a go at guessing!
First to match all seven teachers with the correct interesting fact gets a special mention in my next post.
Happy rest of the week, everyone! I pray that this little post out a smile on your face. Keep looking on the bright side – I know it can be hard sometimes.
Peace & Joy,