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National Teacher Appreciation Day

One Thank You, Two Generations of Teachers

Leonor Dones | Posted 07.13.2014 | Education
Leonor Dones

I know that he will not become a millionaire teaching, and I worry about how hard he works, but knowing that he's sharing pieces of himself with the kids who need him is priceless to me.

5 Reasons Teachers Are Overpaid

The Second City Network | Posted 07.07.2014 | Comedy
The Second City Network

I am shocked -- SHOCKED! -- to hear people advocating for higher salaries for American educators. Financial success and teachers go together like polar bears and ice: they desperately need it, and it's not like they're running out.

These 11 Education Leaders Had Their Lives Changed By Amazing Teachers

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.06.2014 | Impact

Before they were educators, policymakers and trailblazers, they had teachers who inspired them to be all that they could be. For National Teacher A...

Teachers Matter (Now More Than Ever)

Angela Maiers | Posted 05.06.2014 | Education
Angela Maiers

Your students need you more than ever. There is nothing that you will allow to get in the way of your changing the lives of your students -- for good.

Why Teachers Matter

George Lucas | Posted 07.06.2014 | Education
George Lucas

Digital technology can do so many amazing things for the learning process, but it can't be human.

WATCH: This Is What Happens When Teachers Get Engaged

Posted 05.07.2013 | Weddings

The best gift for a teacher has traditionally been an apple. But if you're dating a teacher, what better gift than a marriage proposal involving her s...

From School Reform to Reform School

Patricia McGuire | Posted 07.07.2013 | DC
Patricia McGuire

Allocating one day out of 180 days of teaching to celebrate teachers when they are put down the rest of the year is just patronizing. If we really want to honor and celebrate teachers, let's show them some respect, support and encouragement.

What I Learned From A Master Teacher

Jack Levison | Posted 07.06.2013 | Religion
Jack Levison

My teacher started with a puzzle -- and had us. We were hooked. Sure, in the days ahead we'd stumble over declensions and squirm over prepositions. We'd lose it altogether over participles during the dark days of January. But we knew why we were there.

18 of the Greatest Life Lessons from TV/Movie Teachers

HooplaHa | Posted 07.03.2013 | TV
HooplaHa

National Teacher Day is on May 7th. Did you know that? Did you also know that the best way to celebrate is by watching a throwback mashup of the gre...

Bake Your Teachers a Thank You! A Blueprint for Teacher Appreciation Week

Katie Workman | Posted 07.01.2013 | Parents
Katie Workman

We all know how hard our teachers work, right? When people say that being a parent is the toughest job in the world, I think they may not have given teaching a hard and close enough look. Let's show these teachers some love!

Open Letter to Teachers on Teacher Appreciation Day

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 07.08.2012 | Latino Voices
Antonio Villaraigosa

On this Teacher Appreciation Day, I'd like thank you for your countless hours, your sweat and tears, and your relentless commitment to our children. And I'd also like to thank you in advance for inspiring the next generation of amazing teachers.

Teacher Appreciation for More Than a Day

Elena Aguilar | Posted 09.14.2011 | Education
Elena Aguilar

Teachers deserve such massive amounts of appreciation that to cram it into one day, or even a week, just feels dismissive.

Teacher Appreciation Day 2010: Resources, Gift Ideas, Quotes For Teacher's Day

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

National Teacher Appreciation Day 2010 is today, May 4, 2010, part of the weeklong National Teacher Appreciation Week. The National Education Associa...

Teacher Appreciation Quotes: Famous Sayings For Teachers And About Teaching

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

It's National Teacher Appreciation Week 2010, and that means teaching quotes and sayings for teachers can come in handy. Whether you're making a ca...

National Teacher Appreciation Week 2010: History, Traditions, And How To Participate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It's officially National Teacher Appreciation Week 2010, beginning today May 3 and lasting until Friday, May 7. National Appreciation Day will take p...