The holiday season is definitely upon us as educators (see last week's post). So many kids are stressed and anxious, and adults are too. Lots of sad events are happening locally, nationally, in indivudual families. Rather than let myself be dragged down by all the negativity and sadness (because that is all too easy sometimes), I have been trying to think about what makes me happy about teaching/administrating/middle school/ELL. Here are a few things that have happened that I've seen, heard, or experienced that have made me happy:
Happy holidays to all and here's to a peaceful 2017. Stay tuned for new blog posts after the holiday break!