I'm moving from 3rd grade to 1st grade. It's not by choice, but I've been aware of the possibility since late April, so it doesn't sting quite as bad.
My building is transitioning from 3 sections to 2 sections. It wasn't suppose to effect 3rd grade until 2017-18 school year, but our incoming numbers are just too low for 3 sections.
So goodbye 3rd grade, hello 1st grade!
I student taught in 1st grade, so I'm not totally clueless, but still nervous.
What I'll miss most about 3rd grade is seeing my previous students all the time. My old classroom was right next to, and right across 2 of the 4th grade classrooms. Naturally, I saw all of my previous students all the time!
First grade means all the way downstairs into a new classroom, away from my big kids!
I hope to blog more this summer, including how I'm transitioning from 3rd to 1st.
What advice do you have for me with this change?