This is a blatant cut-and-paste job on my part of a post by educator Danny Steele.
I’ve adopted a couple of thoughts from reading about Teach for America, an innovative teacher training program that recruits non-traditional candidates to teach underserved students in impoverished areas.
The thoughts are:
So, as you read this, any time you see the word teacher, substitute it with the word leader, boss, supervisor, parent, or coach. It may resonate.
The following is Mr. Steele’s post as he wrote it.
I have had the privilege of working with many great teachers. These are some things that are true about them:
Our world is a better place because of the passion and dedication of great teachers everywhere. They inspire me daily.