What Will Your Students Remember?
Tips for being the teacher former students will be happy to recall.
|by Leah Davies, M.Ed.
Regular contributor to the Gazette
May 1, 2009
When I asked educators what they remember about former teachers, one said, "I remember a teacher who made me feel welcome, safe and important. She saw something special in me.” Another stated, “It seemed like every day Mr. Miller would look me in the eye, smile at me, and acknowledge me in some way.” In a documentary of Ed Bradley’s life, he commented that one of his teachers told him, “You can be anything you want to be.” At the time he was surprised, but the thought guided him throughout his life. Educators make lasting impressions through their everyday interactions with students.
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