"I build a classroom of inclusivity and diversity. I want every student to have a space where they can authentically be themselves and have their voices amplified. I see my students for the amazingly unique individuals they are. I hope my students experience genuine happiness and love while we are together in Perky Pupil Land (what I call my classroom)."
"Being in a school with very limited funding, students come from many different backgrounds. My hope as a teacher is that every student in my room feels loved and appreciated. I strive to give them experiences that they may not get opportunities to outside of school!"
"I want my students who I work with today as a teacher assistant and my own students as a future bilingual teacher to experience how important it is to learn and get to know about Hispanic Heritage Month, how many Latinos inspired us and can inspire the future generations."
"Although we work very hard and set high standards in my classes, students often have a sigh of relief and a smile on their face when they enter my room. I hope all students feel seen and loved for exactly who they are, no exceptions, no matter what."
"I hope my students feel safe and loved when they are in my classroom! Our little class is a family and we are there to work together to grow."
"I hope that my students find peace, freedom, and acceptance in a colorful, creative space. Mistakes are encouraged and each student is accepted for exactly who they are. I want them to enter my classroom and feel an overall sense of joy, enthusiasm, and endless messy artistic fun."
"As an intervention teacher, I mainly work with students who need extra support. The students come to work with me for 30 minutes each time a few times a week. When they step into my room, I hope they always feel safe, comfortable and free to make mistakes. My goal when they leave my room is for every student to feel a sense of pride and accomplishment academically and emotionally."
"When my students enter my classroom, I want them to feel safe and loved. Creating a positive environment and building relationships with my students is my number one priority."
"We can't expect to shove standards at our students who struggle to self-regulate, identify and cope with their very own emotions. Life is a WHOLE LOT just that—emotions. Some of your students really need a space like this. The safe place is made into a HUGE deal in my class. We talk daily about how different friends need different things to help them learn and grow."
"When my students enter my classroom, I hope they feel a sense of inclusivity. This is something I was raised by, to treat everyone the same, with kindness."
"When my students enter the choir room, I want them to feel safe and look forward to making music every day! Our three main rules are to have fun, no judging each other or yourself and to not give up. We are a respectful community dedicated to growth in spirit and song!"