Disclaimer....see #bridgetfail explained on Day 2. Going on in a haphazard fashion.
You cant change other people, you can only change yourself.
This was a reflecting thought in all life aspects before becoming an IC. Now it has taken me a little while to grow into it. In other words expressing my thoughts, feelings, and wants instead of just assuming every one will treat me the same as I treat them.
Take risks. Go out of your comfort zone.
Yet another idea I have grown into and are still trying to wear my big girl panties with. I just need to remember to think 'wth' and try things.
No missed moments…no miss opportunities…
I don't want to have the could have, should have, would have syndrome. Hence one of the reasons I am jumping into this position with both feet...or diving head first to my doom - time will tell. ;)
Today we also presented our mini-lessons. I have a feeling this was to see if we could pull together a quick lesson and were proficient in speaking to adults. Everyone did great! I think as a collective team our strengths/weakness blend well together. One member gave anxiety coping strategies which can be used with teachers and students alike. She showed a poetry sla of 'Anxiety: a ghost story' which resonated with me as it will with anyone who has any form of anxiety. She shared a couple mindfulness strategies;
Now tomorrow is Day 5....let's see if I can go daily as truly intended or have to do a brain dump recap like I did for days 2, 3, and 4. Fingers crossed...