Did you know that J.K. Rowling taught English as a second language while she was writing the Harry Potter series? Or that the famous musician and lyricist, Sting, taught English and music before he got his big break?
These are interesting stories, but not the rule. After all, the teacher going on to greatness is not the usual formula.
A great teacher instills confidence, vision, and knowledge into their students so that they can go on to achieve great things. We have so much admiration for teachers, in fact, that we have set aside an entire week to honor their profession. May 7-13 is National Teacher Week, with May 9 being set aside for Teachers Day. Read More about Tell Them They Matter – Nurse & Teacher Appreciation »
The beginnings of National Teacher’s Day in the United States aren’t completely clear, but around 1944 teacher Mattye Whyte Woodridge began writing to politicians about the need to recognize teachers for their hard work and dedication. Eleanor Roosevelt was contacted… Read More about Interesting Facts About National Teacher’s Day »