First day butterflies...

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  1. AZMrs.S

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    Tommorrow is our first day. And I'm starting to feel really nervous. It's my second year and I feel like now I'm being harder on myself and more critical of my abilities. I'm also really nervous because I have a big group and they are a rough batch of kids. I guess I'm just nervous of the unknown and I'm worried I won't be able to be the best for my students. I guess I'm just letting the nerves take over.. I'm just a little freaked right now:confused:Thanks for letting me vent.
     
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    :hugs: You'll be fine!
     
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    I was like that too. I'm sure you wll be fine. It's the first few days that are harder. Just believe in yourself. God bless you.
     
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    It's only natural to be nervous at the beginning of the year. I'm sure your students are more nervous about what to expect than you are, though!
     
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    I'm entering year 5, and I'm still nervous! I think it makes us better teachers.
     
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    Thanks all. It's hard the first few ads getting to know the kids as they are getting to know you. I think I'm letting the nerves take over tonight. Thanks for the kind words and good luck to all of you on the new school year!
     
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    You will do great!!!
     
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    That second year is tricky!

    You feel like there's so much you ought to know, but realize at the same time that there's so much you don't!!!

    You will be wonderful. Breathe, and the very best of luck to you this year!!!
     
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    Thanks Alice. I think that's exactly how I'm feeling!
     
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    I would say that if you were NOT nervous the second year, I'd be concerned. :)

    I'll be starting year 18 and I already have butterflies...

    Have faith and everything will fall in place. :)
     
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    Even though I'm starting year 8, I'm always nervous on the first day.

    Once the parents finish dropping off their kids and I get into the groove, the nervous energy goes away and the day ends up flying by!
     

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