More than 50 teachers told Business Insider how the first day of school makes them feel.
Most shared some variation of “excited,” or “nervous,” and some had mixed feelings.
“It’s sort of like Christmas,” said one. “It’s fun to start unwrapping each child’s personality and figuring out how to help them learn and grow.”
The start of a new school year is a big deal, no matter where you’re from.
Whenever the first day of the school year is, it elicits a lot of feelings — and not just from parents and students.
To find out just how teachers feel at the start of a new school year, Business Insider asked them to weigh in, and more than 50 teachers responded.
Most of the answers included some variation of “excited” or “nervous,” and some expanded on their mixed feelings about the arrival of their new students.
We’ve anonymously included some of their answers here:
“At the start of a new school year, I feel …”‘Excited. I can’t wait to figure out what classes I get to teach.’
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‘Anxious. I am always nervous to meet my new students and see the new class dynamics. I can’t really prepare until I know my students and how they interact together.’
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‘Excited! It’s sort of like Christmas — it’s fun to start unwrapping each child’s personality and figuring out how to help them learn and grow.’
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