Educators: Your Gratitude Can Improve the Lives of Your Students!

Sometimes we forget the easy influence we have in the lives of those around us. Or maybe we are not even aware of our influence. We live in a world with a lot of critical and hate speech all around us. Some of us even may make a practice of laughing at others when they … Continue reading Educators: Your Gratitude Can Improve the Lives of Your Students!

Top 10 Reasons We Are Grateful to Be Educators

As an educator, I’m thankful for: Students who, without fail, say “good morning” to me every day The feeling I get when I finally reach the bottom of a stack of student essays The look on a student’s face when they finally “get it” Three-day weekends The deductions from my paycheck which mean I have … Continue reading Top 10 Reasons We Are Grateful to Be Educators

Grateful Educator Because of Grateful Students

I want to share a note I received from one of my former students. I am grateful to be an educator because of grateful students like Kiki. Receiving notes like this is what makes being an educator worthwhile. I hope this note warms your heart like it did mine...

Why Am I Grateful to be An Educator

Why am I grateful to be a teacher? Of course, I am most thankful for my students. It is an absolute privilege to teach today’s youth. Even after dealing with some very difficult situations during my career, teaching has brought me much satisfaction and joy. Yes, joy. How can one spend 900 hours a year … Continue reading Why Am I Grateful to be An Educator