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A child's learning is a function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher.
James S. Coleman
A retired teacher paid $62,000 towards her pension and nothing, yes nothing, for full family medical, dental and vision coverage over her entire career. What will we pay her? $1.4 million in pension benefits and another $215,000 in health care benefit premiums over her lifetime.
I wanted to be a teacher, but I was a lousy student, one of the slowest readers. It was a tremendous struggle. But I'm lucky I had some teachers who saw something in me.
One good teacher in a lifetime may sometimes change a delinquent into a solid citizen.
TV is bigger than any story it reports. It's the greatest teaching tool since the printing press.
Fred W. Friendly
The thing I loved the most - and still love the most about teaching - is that you can connect with an individual or a group, and see that individual or group exceed their limits.
Every man who rises above the common level has received two educations: the first from his teachers; the second, more personal and important, from himself.
Nearly everyone I met, worked with, or read about was my teacher, one way or another.
I think teaching should be an exalted profession, not a picked-on profession.
We know the parental support, community support, makes a difference. It's not just the metrics of testing and putting pressure on the schools and on the teachers.
That is the difference between good teachers and great teachers: good teachers make the best of a pupil's means; great teachers foresee a pupil's ends.
The best CEOs I know are teachers, and at the core of what they teach is strategy.
If I can make a teacher's salary doing comedy, I think that's better than being a teacher.
I had a ninth grade teacher who told me I was much smarter and much better than I was allowing myself to be.
A teacher should have maximal authority, and minimal power.
You never stop learning. If you have a teacher, you never stop being a student.
Catholic schools in our Nation's education have been paramount in teaching the values that we as parents seek to instill in our children.
To this end the greatest asset of a school is the personality of the teacher.
Americanism demands loyalty to the teacher and respect for his lesson.
I was lucky that I met the right mentors and teachers at the right moment.
It's not the teaching, it's the learning.
I have an education degree from the University of Minnesota, and I was a teacher for about a minute.
There is no teacher, living or past, who can give us the actual understanding of Truth. A teacher can only put our feet upon the path and point the way. That is all. It is wholly dependent on the individual to make his way to Truth.
We may have forgotten how to feel. Nobody is teaching us how to live happily ever after, as we've heard in fairy tales.
A hallmark of the Latino community is to help one another, if students are interested in a way to give back and help their communities, becoming a teacher is probably one of the very best ways of doing that.
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