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Lacing Up Your Shoes…A New Year is Coming

DearTeacherLT2017 (You may use the image if you link back to the blog and/or give credit to Dear Teacher/Love Teacher)

Dear Teacher,

You never cease to amaze.

Despite each year before,
and after a little rest,
You look forward to the next
And are ready for some more.

This a part of who you are,
It’s what makes you great.
It’s what makes you amazing.
It’s what makes you a teacher.

You take the bumps.
You take the lumps.
You heal the bruises
And you get back up again.

DearTeacherLT2016 – This image is a part of the Motivational/Growth Mindset ABCs-volume two (click for more information…these posters will be great for your classroom next year! 🙂

No matter what happens
You find a way to rally
You lace up your shoes
And you start again.

You know the road is hard.
You know the road is long.
You know the way is not easy.
You know the way is tough.

But you also know
That you can take it.
You know that the end
is worth the journey.

This a shirt designed by a friend of mine…you know I love the message! Click the picture to find out how to buy the shirt.

This is who you are.
This is what you do.
This is in your soul.
This is the heart of a teacher.

Students are worth the pain.
Students are worth the struggle
And you DO make a difference.
This year will be the same.

Don’t be ashamed to be excited.
Don’t be afraid to try new things.
The coming year is yours.
You CAN do this all again.

You are incredible.
You are awesome.
And you ROCK!
Thank you for being you.

Love, Teacher



I am a middle school teacher who lives in the upstate of South Carolina.

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