Teacher Poems/Quotes

Teacher Poems & Quotes 

The ABC's of Teaching
A is for the abundance of questioning and yearning.
B is for both inward and outward beauty.
C is for creative learning.
D is for doing until it's right.
E is for the effort put into preparing each night.
F is for watching how far we can go.
G is for seeing us blossom and grow.
H is for reaching for that star so high.
I is for the imagination, the courage to try.
J is for joy in touching a child's life in a meaningful way.
K is for kindness you bring children each day.
L is for the love of teaching we see.
M is for the "me" you're helping me to be.
N is for never being too busy to pray.
O is for overcoming our desire to stray.
P is for positives you bring to each day.
Q is for the quintessential way to teach.
R is for your willingness to give us a reason.
S is for teaching us to appreciate each season.
T is for touching those that sit before you.
U is for understanding our fear of all that is new.
V is for the vitality you show each day.
W is for every wonderment you bring our way.
X is for the extra special teacher you see.
Y is for our yearning sense to be.
Z is for the big "Yahoo!" heard from our very own zoo.
~ Author Unknown


"A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops."
~ Henry B. Adams

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."
~ Nelson Mandela

" Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." -Benjamin Franklin

"Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve."
~ Roger Lewen

"It must be remembered that the purpose of education is not to fill the minds of students with facts... it is to teach them to think." ~ Robert Hutchins

"They may forget what you said but they will never forget how you made them feel." - Anonymous

"There is a brilliant child locked inside every student." ~ Marva Collins

"Instruction begins when you, the teacher, learn from the learner; put yourself in his place so that you may understand. what he learns and the way he understands it."
~ Soren Kierkegaard

"Education is not learned from books; It is imparted through the loving touch of the teacher."
~ Cesar Chavez

"The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires." ~ William Arthur Ward

"Learning is a treasure that cannot be lost." ~ Jacquie McTaggart

"The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn." ~ John Lubbock "

"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." -Ralph Waldo Emerson

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