It’s Finally Just Another GOOD Day :): Slice of Life Tuesday!!!

Just selecting this set of images from 4 photo libraries on my computer takes me back to great days in my teaching life.  It was such a great life but after 10 years of waking on this day and moving slowly into the day, I can say it’s all good.  For those of you just starting out today, beginning your next chapter, let me welcome you into my club.  It’s good, still good after 10 years.

To those of you racing out with that first cup of coffee, excited and nervous to begin again, I’m right with you cheering you on, hoping that you can maintain your passion for kids who need you, all of you.  I am hoping that you are respected and appreciated and supported by your colleagues, administrators, parents and communities.  I will continue to advocate for real ed reform where teachers are seen as the experts and we can keep public school free from ed for profit!

Have a great day, a great year.  I’m with you!


18 thoughts

  1. Great pictures of good memories. As a newly retired teacher, it is nice to have this day free from school anxieties, yet aren’t we thankful for all those good first days – and good years – that we were fortunate to experience in the classroom! Thanks for the memories!

  2. Love the photos! It is a good life on the other side of the school door, even though I’m not totally out of the building. I think that day may be getting closer.

  3. I imagine each one of these photos have a great story behind it, Bonnie. Love seeing you in your happiness in many places! We started last Wed., & the biggest thing for me is that Ingrid began her kindergarten year at my school. How sweet it is! Thanks for the wishes!

    • That is SO cool to have her with you. I am so taken by my images that I’m coming to a point that I have to move most of them off my computer but I’ll have them close by on an external hard drive 🙂

    • thanks Lynn and good luck for another great year. Inspired by you, Mary Sawyer and I are experimenting with the Lesson Study model at our PD school. We will be in touch 🙂

  4. Each of those pictures shows the passion and love that you gave to your students! I, too, am retired…and a part of me misses the interaction with the students…the beginning of the year with such excitement. But, I do enjoy having to not live by the clock…the 5:30 mornings and the late evenings. That is why I like reading the posts on this site because there is so much excitement in teaching.

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