Who is a teacher? The one who made you learn the first word, the one who taught you about the world we live in, the one who made you a better person day by day, a guide, a friend and much more.
A teacher can change lives with just a right mix of chalk and challenges. Education is indeed the key to success and teachers undoubtedly make a lasting impact in the lives of their students.
Everybody has a bad day, and so do your teachers. Want to know how to make your teacher happy? Then read these 14 incidences that brought a smile on their faces.
A teacher once said, "Whenever I see a student go out of their way to pick up some trash that isn't theirs, not to get praised but because they think it's their duty to do so."
It's nice when a student stops by your office just to say hi or talk or to ask advice on something. Let me tell you, teachers love giving advice.
A kinder garden teacher once told a story about a child who has Autism. They developed a tradition at lunch where the teacher would ask for one of his cookies and he would say no. As soon as she walked away, he would hug his cookie and smile. On the teacher's appreciation day, he realized that he didn't give anything to her. The teacher assured him that it was okay, but he started panicking. He ran to his lunchbox and pulled out a cookie and gave it to her.
"Yours is the only class I've ever wanted to wake up early for." Which teacher won't smile after hearing this!
Once a college instructor said,'' Today one of my student and I ended up walking the same direction after class. As we went we chatted about class related things. It wasn't anything huge or remarkable but was something I loved the most."
A primary school teacher once said, "A kid once came up to me, hugged me, and said I love you. He gave me a necklace with little plastic beads in which it spelled my name."
A science teacher once quoted, One of my student came up to me and said, ma'am, I used to think that science was boring but you made it fun to learn."
A teacher once said, "I got a gift from a student because I let them reschedule their final exam. I didn't take the gift, but it was really very sweet."
A geography teacher quoted, "I have a student that was a recent immigrant. I was teaching geography and was showing her something on the globe. She wanted to know what all the blue was. She was always curious to learn."
A teacher once said, "I teach in the middle of nowhere, lots of teachers leave after a year. I have a student that said, you're not going to leave us like everyone else are you? We need you."
Once in a middle of a class, a student got up and said,'' Teaching is a hard job. I couldn't imagine doing what you do every day. You're really good at it."
"During my internship last semester, I had a student give me a doughnut for Teacher Appreciation Day, even though I was still about a year away from being a full-fledged teacher."
A maths teacher once said, "In a middle of teaching a math lesson to my fourth graders, I got a paper cut, I said ouch, and then spend two seconds looking down to examine the damage. When I looked up, one little boy was already standing in front of me holding a band aid."