Do not do the things I did
Try not to shout at a class of kids
Smile if you want on the very first day
Don’t send kids out early to play.
Explain what you need, children want to know
Have a back-up plan in case of snow
Listen to others, but trust in your feelings
Learning is hard, so make it appealing.
Beware the ‘to do’ list, it spawns and grows
In case of vomit, have a spare set of clothes
Ask for resources, reach out for support
Lean on those who’ve already taught.
Don’t aim to be perfect, protect yourself
Wash your hands lots and maintain your health
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