My students come from many different countries across the globe. They speak multiple languages and have some incredible life stories that I love to listen to as I learn about each of them. Their experiences are both incredible and harrowing, and yet we all come together in the same classroom to find comfort, education, a positive environment, and unique learning experience.
What makes these students so special, is that they all have something to teach each other, and they always have something to teach me.
Each year, I learn a great deal about my students and about the experiences they've had and the places they've been. In a world where new technology and traditional education is always at our fingertips, it's meaningful for me as a teacher to expose my students to special opportunities, unique trips, and a comfortable setting where learning is evident and expected, and all students will remain engaged so that we can try new things and always remain successful. I hope to engage disengaged students by giving them reasons to come to school and get excited about learning!
We have had a wonderful year gathering together supplies, books, snacks, and more for our new Student Center! However, as things comes together we are realizing there are a few last minute things we need to make this room just perfect! We need light bulbs for our new lamps, we need pencils for our new sketch books, we need another bookshelf for all of our books, and we need some wipes and tissues to keep it all clean!
These supplies sound a bit boring but in reality will help to create a very comfortable and fitting room where students can spend time during and after school typing up work, reading, relaxing, and getting their school work done while also digging into some art work and mind games.
Many of our students in school are disengaged and chronically absent. Having caring teachers, a comfortable space, hands on activities, after school tutoring, a city bus pass, and so on will encourage these disengaged and disinterested students to come to school, attend classes, and do their school work so they can stay on-track!
Sylvania Home Lighting 74765 A19 Efficient 8.5W Soft White 2700K 60W Equivalent A29 LED Light Bulb (24 Pack), Count
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Post-it Super Sticky Notes, Orange, Green, Blue, Pink, Yellow, 2X the Sticking Power, Great for Windows, Doors and Walls, Recyclable, 3 in. x 3 in, 24 Pads/Pack, 70 Sheets/Pad (654-24SSAU-CP)
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