Grateful for Classroom

This school year I will be teaching a grade 1 and grade 2 combined class and as a result, I was moved from the kindergarten room into a new space. I do not yet have all the furniture I need, nor all of the materials. However, this is my third year setting up a new space and I have learned that everything will come with time.

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2015
A new classroom space. © Colline Kook-Chun, 2015

Even though I have had to start from scratch again, I am grateful to be where I am as I enjoy teaching grade 1. I look forward to the start of the school year and to creating a beautiful classroom environment with my students.

What have you been grateful for this week?

Last week Lavender Ladi was greateful for a TED talk on gratefulness.

Processed with Rookie© Colline Kook-Chun, 2015

(Join me and share something that you have been grateful for in the past week. Link up with my post and feel free to use the badge my daughter created. )

I enjoy reading what others are grateful for – the posts make me think of other things I am happy to have in my life. Please remember to send me a pingback so that I know you have participated.

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24 thoughts on “Grateful for Classroom

  1. without teacher and students seemed to me strange dear Colline 🙂 I missed to be n the school 🙂 May I come to your new class as a student, it doesn’t matter for me ages… 🙂 Good Luck dear, I am sure things will be fine in days… I can hear the sound in the classroom now 🙂 Thank you, love, nia

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  2. This week I am grateful for the return of warmer weather. Fall seemed to be coming much too soon! Also grateful for the nice people I ‘meet’ through the blogs. It is a whole new world!

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  3. What a beautiful classroom. It looks so clean and tidy and I know after your put your personal touch and all the children’s art on it, it will looks just more beautiful Colline. 😀

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  4. I can’t wait to see how your classroom looks after you get it established. Please share some photos. Year one is my favourite year – so full of promise and excitement. But I think you are teaching French immersion. That will be an amazing experience.
    This week I am grateful that I found a wonderful software program that has enabled me to make some of the interactive resources I have planned for my website. 🙂

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    1. I will share some photos with you later on in the year Norah – especially as I enjoy sharing the children’s progress 🙂
      What is the software called that you have found? And what are your plans in using it?

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      1. I look forward to seeing the photos as well as hearing about your year and the children’s progress.
        The program is Storyline 2 and it enables me to make interactive teaching episodes that I will make available on the website I am preparing content for at the moment. I am very excited about having found this resource. When I first looked at it I didn’t think I’d be able to use it to do what I wanted. But one day, in a flash of inspiration, I realised that if I changed the way I was thinking about it, I could! I’m very excited. Thanks for asking. 🙂

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  5. Oh, the start of a new term! I used to love it and feel fearful in equal measure, I think for the whole of my career. When in primary the fear would be gone within moments of meeting my new class. When I moved to secondary,the edginess lasted the first week until I had met each of my new classes at least once. I absolutely loved my job!
    What am I grateful for this week? For the skill of the surgeon who has now fitted me with two new hips. No 2 is now feeling easier and I can do all my exercises! Yippee!
    All the best to you for the new school year. 🙂

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