I know it’s another re-blog. But this one really spoke to me. Please, let’s try to encourage respect for teachers in our communities and our nation as a whole. It’s never too late. We can turn this downward spiral around if we’ll just realize that the common stereotypes and beliefs about education are wrong. We can make a change for the better. I know we can.
by Sarah Blaine
We all know what teachers do, right? After all, we were all students. Each one of us, each product of public education, we each sat through class after class for thirteen years. We encountered dozens of teachers. We had our kindergarten teachers and our first grade teachers and our fifth grade teachers and our gym teachers and our art teachers and our music teachers. We had our science teachers and our social studies teachers and our English teachers and our math teachers. If we were lucky, we might even have had our Latin teachers or our Spanish teachers or our physics teachers or our psychology teachers. Heck, I even had a seventh grade “Communications Skills” teacher. We had our guidance counselors and our principals and some of us had our special education teachers and our study hall monitors.
So we know teachers. We get teachers. We know…
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