Your families are extremely proud of you. You can't imagine the sense of relief they are experiencing. This would be a most opportune time to ask for money. ~Gary Bolding
Commencement speeches were invented largely in the belief that outgoing college students should never be released into the world until they have been properly sedated. ~Garry Trudeau
It is indeed ironic that we spend our school days yearning to graduate and our remaining days waxing nostalgic about our school days. ~Isabel Waxman
Well, it's official. I am graduating from college. I finished my coursework, I have my cap and gown. Weird. Graduation is next Saturday.
It's been a great experience. I've had many sleepless nights, but I feel like I really have learned a lot. I've LOVED student teaching. I'm excited for what the future holds.
Now it is time to begin "real" life. For those of you who don't know, I am graduating with a degree in Early Childhood Special Education. This means that, as soon as I apply for certification, I am qualified to teach children from 3rd grade and younger, with and without disabilities.
It's my passion. I believe that you can learn a lot about life from children. I especially believe that children with disabilities have a lot to teach us. They help us learn patience, hope, and how to be happy despite struggles.
I watched a show on BYUtv today about a family that adopted 21 children from horrible backgrounds, and about another man that developed technology that enabled people to operate a computer with their eyes. He used this to assist people with cerebral palsy.
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It's inspiring to me to see how children change the lives of those around them. I think that's what I've learned most over the years. The teacher always ends up learning from their students.
So, that's where I am. Ready to step out into the world, I guess.
It's going to be good.
|Picture from my high school graduation|