This is my fuel. This is why I teach. Sure, I won’t please everyone. Not everyone will appreciate or will be happy with the way I teach, but even if there’s one person in the class who thinks the time they spent in my class was worth it – that’s all the reason I need.
(All names removed from cards below)
This is what I got today from a student:
And a few others from a while back:
And a few more here.
This warms my heart. If and when I get tired, all I need to do is remember these times, these messages, these cards. That’s enough to energize me and put me back on track.