The profession that creates all other professions

It’s national Teacher Appreciation Week, so let’s talk about the men and women who help to nurture our kids.

Teachers can change lives … and they do, every day.

Bringing energy and excitement to the classroom has everything to do with how well our kids learn.

It takes a lot of work … a lot of planning and creativity, especially in inclusion classrooms.

Too many parents take teachers for granted. They send their kids to school and expect the world … when in fact the world starts at home.

Got a kid in school? Do you volunteer with the Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO)? You should. It sends a strong message to your kids about the value you place on education … and community.

If there is one job that seems to be taken for granted, it is the job of a teacher.

They teach because they love the subject or content they chose and they love working with students. The best teachers work to make an impact on students’ lives … to inspire them.

Sadly, many kids don’t see it that way … nor do enough parents. Have you talked to your kids’ teacher lately? Do you really know how well (or not) your kid is learning?

Take time to meet your children’s teachers. Be a part of their education throughout their school days and beyond.

Below are some inspirational quotes we found to further get our message across that teachers inspire, and they’re impact on our children goes well into the future.

A teacher is a compass that activates the magnets of curiosity, knowledge, and the wisdom in the pupils.

–Ever Garrison

Educations breed confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.

–Confucious

Teach the children so it will not be necessary to teach the adults.

–Abraham Lincoln

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

–Benjamin Franklin

When you learn, teach. When you get, give.

–Maya Angelou

What we learn with pleasure, we never forget.

–Alfred Mercier

The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.

–B. B. King

A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.

–Brad Henry

A good teacher is like a candle–it consumes itself to light the way for others.

–Author unknown

In teaching others, we teach ourselves.

–Author unknown

You have no idea the power you have. It delights my heart to encourage you to continue.

– Maya Angelou

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