📚Teacher Appreciation Week🍎

What an honor to be featured on Kim’s blog for Teacher Appreciation Week! Thank you.

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I’ve done a few posts over the years to honor teachers, especially this time of year. As I have such wonderful memories of my own school-age experiences, as well as of the wonderful mentoring I received while getting my undergraduate degree in early childhood education, I didn’t think I could possibly have more admiration for these overworked, underpaid, tireless advocates for children. And then 2020 hit like some horrible never-ending nightmare. Like so many frontline workers, teachers stepped up and rose to the challenge to navigate complicated new ways of teaching. One such teacher is one of our fellow bloggers, Jennie Fitzkee.

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Jennie has been teaching for over thirty years, and she’s the epitome of what I think of when I hear the word teacher. If you’re not familiar with her blog, A Teacher’s Reflections, https://jenniefitzkee.com I highly recommend you pop over and visit. Her posts never fail to put…

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About Jennie

I have been teaching preschool for over thirty years. This is my passion. I believe that children have a voice, and that is the catalyst to enhance or even change the learning experience. Emergent curriculum opens young minds. It's the little things that happen in the classroom that are most important and exciting. That's what I write about. I am highlighted in the the new edition of Jim Trelease's bestselling book, "The Read-Aloud Handbook" because of my reading to children. My class has designed quilts that hang as permanent displays at both the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia, and the Fisher House at the Boston VA Hospital.
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31 Responses to 📚Teacher Appreciation Week🍎

  1. Filarance says:

    Wow! It’s awesome.

  2. This is well deserved Jennie, and as you can see from the comments, there are many who agree!🤗

  3. beetleypete says:

    I could not think of one single person who deserves it more. You are the finest example of an excellent teacher I have ever known. (And I have known a few!)
    Best wishes, Pete.

  4. That’ a great photo, Jennie.

  5. petespringerauthor says:

    I know you don’t do this for the kudos, Jennie, but isn’t it nice to be appreciated by your students, coworkers, and fellow bloggers?

    • Jennie says:

      You’re right, Pete. It is wonderful. Today the children surprised us with flowers, yummy food and a very special card. I will post tomorrow, even though I’m not super comfortable with ‘me’ posts. You know what I mean.

  6. How wonderful of Kim to recognize your wonderful talent as a teacher in that lovely post. 💕

  7. Darlene says:

    I love this post and it is so well deserved. You are a superhero teacher!!

  8. Ritu says:

    How lovely, Jennie 💜

  9. frenchc1955 says:

    Hi Jennie, you completely deserve this wonderful post!

  10. A well-deserved honor, indeed!

  11. Wonderful and well-deserved, dear Jennie!

  12. Norah says:

    Lovely and so true, Jennie. 🙂

  13. Well deserved, Jennie! You are definitely a role model for teachers all over the world. Keep on fascinating your pupils, and also us. Michael

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