Each year, U.S. teachers work with millions of students to guide them from preschool through graduation. And teachers do more than simply teach; they motivate students, recognize and reward success, help students deal with problems with their classmates and even families, and so much more.
Many teachers make such an impact on students that they are never forgotten. When is the last time someone hesitated to respond when asked to talk about their favorite teacher?
We often discuss the ways teachers help students, but how much do you really know about what it takes to teach? We’ve summarized some powerful statistics to help define what it means to be a great teacher. Next time you talk to a teacher, make sure to thank them for everything they do!
As testing season ends and the close of the school year approaches, it can be easy to forget to show teachers appreciation and gratitude for everything they do. That’s why May is Teacher Appreciation Month! Throughout the month, students, parents, schools, and districts across the country will be working hard to show teachers just how appreciated and important they are.
There are many different ways to do this, both big and small. If you’re looking for ideas, we have some suggestions for you: