I have 44 more days to work hard to instill in my students a love of reading -- to guide them toward becoming lifelong readers.
I have 44 more days to encourage them in their writing pieces -- to gain confidence with writing voice, adding details, revising, editing, and exploring different topics.
I have 44 more days to help them and encourage them in their school work.
I have 44 more days to add to their positive self image.
I have 44 more days to make connections with them, to share with them, to laugh with them.
I have 44 more days to work with them on different math strategies, help them add explanations to their math thinking, and challenge them to grow even more.
I have 44 days to teach them about what it truly means when I say that "Character is who you are when no one is watching."
I have 44 more days to help them feel more confident in their study skills.
I have 44 more days to work hard, assess, grade, learn, be there for my students, and encourage them as best I can.
Only 44 more days.