Monday, August 26, 2013

Motivate Me Monday - First Day of School

Happy Monday everyone!  Today is the first day of school in my county so I am really happy to be linking up with First Grade Buddies and their Motivate Me Monday link party!  Hop over and check out some of the other motivational blog posts!

Since it is the first day of school today, I wanted to share a video with you.  It is a video of an amazing 10 year old boy who is giving a speech to a large group of teachers in Dallas, TX.  In his speech he asks the teachers if they believe in him, in his classmates and he asks if they believe in themselves.  He does a great job of reminding us all that our students need us to believe in them and in ourselves!

I hope you can take a few minutes to watch this video and maybe even share it with a few co-workers just as a reminder for us to believe in ourselves as much as we believe in each of our precious students.


  1. Oh, Laura, that was amazing. He is quite a motivator!

  2. Thank you Laura, for linking up! We appreciate it. This is definitely a motivator!
    Tamra and Sarah
    First Grade Buddies

  3. What a lovely and inspiring way to start the school year. :) Thanks for sharing!

    Lindsey at Forever First Grade