Some quotes that inspire me…and some quotes that remind me that even on the difficult days, teaching is worth it.
“Be Somebody Who Makes Everybody Feel Like a Somebody” -unknown
“Great teachers empathize with kids, respect them, and believe that each one has something special that can be build upon”. –Ann Lieberman
“If kids come to us from strong, healthy, functioning families, it makes our job easier. If they do not come to us from strong, healthy, functioning families, it makes our job more important.” -Barbara Colorose
“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” -Albert Einstein
“Students who are loved at home come to school to learn, and students who aren’t, come to school to be loved.” –Nicholas A. Ferroni
“In my world there are no bad kids, just impressionable, conflicted young people wrestling with emotions and impulses, trying to communicate their feelings and needs the only way they know how. ” -Janet Lansbury