There’s no doubt that those of us in education go through an annual cycle… as the end of the year approaches there’s a flurry of motivational blog postings extolling the virtues of finishing strong, staying positive and building relationships just as many post how tired they are of cheating and the stress of helping students get into colleges.
Here I go, with my own effort at keeping things positive! I’ll start with a few things I saw recently on Facebook that reminded me of stepping back and taking a breather:
I also first saw the following, on Facebook, posted by a former student who is now in university… shortly after that George Couros also posted the very same Ted Talk, “Every Kid Needs a Champion”:
Rita Pierson is a true champion!
And, finally… life is too short to forget to take a moment to appreciate what we have:
With that, may we all have a positive, meaningful and happy end to another school year!!!