Inspirational Monday

So Dana over at Fun in 1st Grade has a great linky every Monday about inspiring things teaching or otherwise.  Who couldn’t use that on a Monday?!

I have a story for you:

The last day of my student teaching one of my students in my class came up to me (one I had a particularly hard time connecting with)  and said, “Ms. Haslag you are on your way to becoming an extraordinary teacher.”  It made me tear up to hear that!  I knew I would miss him among many of my other students, we had become really close.  I think of that sometimes when I need some encouragement, sometimes hearing it from students makes it even more meaningful.

What inspires you?!

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  1. Fun in 1st Grade on February 26, 2013 at 3:38 am

    That's so sweet!! Thanks for sharing your story!
    Fun in 1st Grade

  2. Henry Jordan on February 26, 2013 at 8:44 am

    Really that's so sweet story!!!!

    The Equation book

  3. Dee Bibb on February 26, 2013 at 11:12 am

    That is so precious that a student would give you that encouragement! He really is a special child. Thanks so much for sharing this!

    Mrs. B's Nook

  4. The Learning Queen on February 26, 2013 at 5:43 pm


    Don't you love when students say things like that!!
    Congratulations on your engagement!! Have you chosen a date? I also finished student teaching in Dec & graduated and am taking over a 1st grade pregnancy leave!
    I love your blog and would love to get mine half as good as yours! Any advice? Can you write back or email me? -Christina

  5. Amber on February 26, 2013 at 11:15 pm

    Check your email Christina!!

    Thanks for the sweet comments everyone- things like that surely do make my day!

    Sparkles, Smiles, and Successful Students

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