Jennie Fitzkee is at the end of the school year but reflects on the reasons why she loves to teach and why those that have passed through her pre-school classroom invite her to their high school graduations. For the same reason that I remember my first teach 60 years later.. Mrs Miller…. #recommended
Graduations are over, and it’s a time that I reflect. The school year has ended and children move on. Actually, they move forward. I know they do. Because they come back and tell me wonderful things that are happening in their lives. They walk in with a new book, and can’t wait to tell me stories. They simply show up to say Hi. Oh, how they love that big hug and things I whisper in their ear. “Once an Aqua Roomer, always an Aqua Roomer.”
I don’t think they know why they come back; they just want to return and feel it once again. This year I was invited to four high school graduation parties of former students. Four! I find that amazing for a preschool teacher.
When I first started teaching, I read a story in Chicken Soup For The Soul by Eric Butterworth. It cemented why I teach, and became my…
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