My Hopes and Dreams

I've never made resolutions.   But I do believe in this.

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As I return to the classroom, I want to remind myself why I teach.  I teach to touch the hearts', minds' and souls' of children.  I can make a lasting impact in their lives. I know because teachers made a lasting impact in my life.

Cheers to the new year!
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  1. I love that! Such a nice reminder as we go back to school!

    Smiles from 2nd Grade

  2. Awesome hopes & dreams! I would love to use more songs in my room also. Would you be willing to share ideas that you use? I also need to do more technology & take risks with it. Thanks for your inspiration! Jackie

    1. Jackie,
      Some of my favorite songs are: You are My Sunshine by Greg and Steve, Four Hugs a Day by Charlotte Diamond. What I have discovered over the years is that some songs lend themselves more to one class over the others. Last year, my students loved the book Dinosaur Pet by Marc Sedaka and music by Neil Sedaka.

  3. This is BeAuTiFuL, Sylvia! I have pinned this important reminder and will be printing it out.

    You are my sunshine is one of my faves, too!

    I took lots of WI winter wonderland pictures for you and will post 10 of them at the Corner tomorrow, so do drop by!


  4. I just adore this.....
    Especially the part about the music. Everyday after flag salute and Patriotic song we sing Zippedty Doo Dah! Try having a bad morning after that!
    Lorna Aliston


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