Tuesday, August 10, 2010

first student

I was working in my classroom today-overwhelmed with 23 sewing machines and no bobbins!! Anyway, lots of little stresses and lots of big stresses too. We've moved, changed jobs, and enrolled our own kids in new places. I'm so glad though, to be back among family and friends that have already reached out and blessed our lives. A group of us have been doing back to school breakfasts to practice being somewhere by 7:45 am. We hosted Monday and I had 20 or so people here and some pretty amazing fruit salad...but I digress.
The purpose of this post was to make a note that I met my first student today-she was registering for classes and stopped by to say hi, see where the class was. Her name was Ashley. She was nice-and young! She'll be a junior....I hope I can teach these kids a thing or two, and be an example. I really feel that I have this wonderful opportunity to work with the youth. Will I be successful, or quit by Christmas???!!!
She made me excited. The kids, that is why I miss teaching--I just love 'em and feel for them growing up in this crazy world that we live in. Anyhoo, I'm rambling.
How are things going for you???


Kristin McElderry said...

how exciting!! I wish I was there with you, I would love to help get your classroom ready!

Good luck!!!

Giggles said...

I just said good-bye to my summer class today. I do so love teaching. And they were a great group. I'm keeping my fingers crossed that my class goes through for the Fall.

Good luck with your class. In my experience the technology you are using always fails the day you want to use it. No bobbins! That's crazy!

Although I do like the idea of breakfasts as a practice to getting up for school again.