My goal is to have everything out of my classroom by Friday. We have half a day with the kids tomorrow and then it's all over... another year, gone. I've only been teaching for two years, but if they are any indication of what is to come (and I'm sure they are), my career will be gone in a flash. So here I am, in a reflective state while all the stuff waiting get packed up quite literally stares at me.
So why am I not moving? Simply put, I think I'm afraid of another big change. It is scary to let go of the old and bring in the new. It is easy to stick with what you know and never venture on to experience different things. That is why I have this on my desk to remind me what is on the line if I do not take those risks: