It's been a rough year, as I've already mentioned several times. I think I finally have IFTTT working where it posts my #teach180 tweets correctly, so I'm going to try to post those more often.
In addition, I'm going to try to start focusing on the positive as much as I can. Part of that focus is going to be a mini-version of the One Good Thing blog.
My pre-calc kids took a quiz today.
During the quiz 1st hour, I hear the door between my room and the lab next door open up and one of my 6th hour students coming through the door with a coffee cup. He brings it over to me and says, "I went to McDonald's this morning and thought you might want some coffee."
After 2nd hour, I started rearranging desks back to their normal table arrangement. I looked up and one of my 2nd hour students had hung around after class to ask me if I needed any help after school. I told him that I was good right now, but to definitely check with me in a few days. I asked him if he needed volunteer hours for Key Club or something and his reply was "Nope, I do those hours as one of the elementary schools. I just know you stay really late trying to keep up and I wanted to help."
These two young men have no idea how much their kindness meant to me today.