So THIS would be why I didn’t have kids come down to my room today:
Even though the water itself was gone within a couple of hours, I was not sure whether or not I would make it back into my classroom to TEACH. I’m still not sure. So, I tried to grab whatever I might need for teaching for the rest of the week:
And what have I learned from this experience?
-I can think (and move!) really fast when I need to.
-It’s easy to have a decent attitude about these things in the wake of what’s going on in Alabama and Missouri.
-I have amazing colleagues. From my principal, who was first to arrive at the scene, kick off her heels and start hauling stuff, to the custodians from all over the district who swarmed in to take care of the flood, to the colleagues who offered help, kind words, and shoes, I am one lucky gal.