Run, Teacher, Run


(c)DearTeacherLT2013 (You may use the image if you link back to the blog and/or give credit to Dear Teacher/Love Teacher)

(c)DearTeacherLT2013 (You may use the image if you link back to the blog and/or give credit to Dear Teacher/Love Teacher)

Dear Teacher,

I don’t know where today finds you, but there is only one thing that you need to do today to move on from yesterday.

Run.

I don’t mean physically run.  I don’t mean run away from whatever may be going on.  I mean keep going.  Get a momentum going and keep it up.  Don’t stop.

Run.

You have goals for yourself as a teacher.  You have goals for your students.  You have goals for your classes.  You have goals for your school.  Look at those goals.  Keep them in sight.  No matter what happens, don’t lose focus.  You head towards whatever your focus is.  Focus on your goals and…

Run.

You know who you want to be as a teacher.  You know the teacher you want to be known as.  You know the teacher you students need.  And you know how hard it is to get there and be that teacher…and the obstacles grow every day.  Don’t give up.  Keep focusing on the goal and…

Run.

You know what your students need.  You know what they are missing.  You know where they need to go.  You know where they need to be when they leave you.  You know the destination, though you don’t always know how to get there.  Focus on that end, keep looking for the right route, keep working through detours and dead ends.  Find a way to get there and…

Run.

You, your students, your classes, your school all need you.  They need you to keep going,.  They need you to persevere.  They need you to never stop.  They need you to…

Run!

Run today, Teacher.  Run with all that you have.  Don’t stop.  Make today great.  Focus on the finish line today and run.  You may still be far from the finish at the end of the day…but at least you will be closer.  Don’t stop, just…

RUN!

You are awesome!  Don’t stop running.  Keep going.  You can do it!  We all believe in you!  You are amazing!  Keep going, keep teaching, and keep running, Teacher!

Love, Teacher

(c)DearTeacherLT2013 (You may use the image if you link back to the blog and/or give credit to Dear Teacher/Love Teacher)

(c)DearTeacherLT2013 (You may use the image if you link back to the blog and/or give credit to Dear Teacher/Love Teacher)

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One comment on “Run, Teacher, Run

  1. […] it is easy to get bogged down.  Believe me, I know.  But we need to keep moving.  We need to keep going.  We can.  We […]

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