As the video and Hey There Delilah started playing the students began to sway back and forth while singing the popular song quietly. When it got to the chorus, everyone of the students in the lab were singing the song without any hesitation with their sweet little voices. It was just beautiful to hear and to see how happy that song was making everyone of them.
I am so happy I got this moment on video. And the best part...everyday I experience little moments like this with the kids at Van Meter and with my own children. I might hold the title of teacher librarian and mom, but they teach me more than I have ever learned in a classroom, online, or from a book. They teach me to embrace spontaneity, to find fun in little moments, to be noisy, to smile even on the worst day, and most of all....to have a VOICE all of your own!
Mom to three amazing kids. Eric's wife. Teacher Librarian. International Speaker, and Consultant. Author. Future Ready Libraries and Project Connect Spokesperson. Buncee's Teacher Librarian Advisor. Cantata Learning Library Advocate and Consultant. 2014 Library Journal Mover & Shaker. ISTE Make It Happen Recipient 2016.