30 Awesome Quotes Especially For the Teacher Appreciation Week

30 Awesome Quotes Especially For the Teacher Appreciation Week

I am sure you would be planning something to recognize staff and teachers at your school during this year's celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week.

If you have some talk set especially for this Teacher Appreciation Week, you would love to look at these awesome quotes.

  1. The task of the excellent teacher is to stimulate "apparently ordinary" people to unusual effort.  The tough problem is not in identifying winners:  it is in making winners out of ordinary people.  ~K. Patricia Cross
  2. I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.  ~Lily Tomlin as "Edith Ann"
  3. What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.  ~Karl Menninger
  4. The mediocre teacher tells.  The good teacher explains.  The superior teacher demonstrates.  The great teacher inspires.  ~William A. Ward
  5. "A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops."~ Henry Brooks Adams
  6. "Because my teacher believed in me, I never gave up. Now I am flying towards my dreams." ~ Heidi McDonald
  7. "Being able to help someone learn something is a talent."~ Margaret Riel
  8. "Great teachers empathize with kids, respect them, and believe that each one has something special that can be built upon." ~ Ann Lieberman
  9. "I TEACH: I facilitate thinking. I encourage risk. I engage minds. I cheer for little accomplishments. I develop life-long readers. I educate hearts. I model kindness. I listen with my heart. I make learning fun. I love my job. I TEACH! " ~ Heidi McDonald
  10. "Not all superheroes have capes, some have Teaching Degrees." ~ Author Unknown
  11. "Teachers, I believe, are the most responsible and important members of society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the earth." ~ Helen Caldicott
  12. “Teach the children so that it will not be necessary to teach the adults.” - Abraham Lincoln 
  13. “The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.” - Edward Bulwer-Lytton 
  14. “The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.” Mark van Doren
  15. “To teach is to learn twice.” Joseph Joubert
  16. "Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers." Josef Albers
  17. "Good teachers are those who know how little they know. Bad teachers are those who think they know more than they don't know." R. Verdi
  18. Teachers change the world one day at a time.
  19. “It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” – Albert Einstein
  20. “The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.” – C.S. Lewis
  21. “The thing I loved the most - and still love the most about teaching - is that you can connect with an individual or a group, and see that individual or group exceed their limits.” – Mike Krzyzewski
  22. “I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.” — Alexander the Great
  23. “Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students.” — Charles Kuralt
  24. Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is most important.” – Bill Gates.
  25. “There can be infinite uses of the computer and of new age technology, but if teachers themselves are not able to bring it into the classroom and make it work, then it fails.” – Nancy Kassebaum
  26. “Teaching in the Internet age means we must teach tomorrow’s skills today.” – Jennifer Fleming
  27. “Any teacher that can be replaced with a computer, deserves to be.” – David Thornburg
  28. “Education is evolving due to the impact of the Internet. We cannot teach our students in the same manner in which we were taught. Change is necessary to engage students not in the curriculum we are responsible for teaching, but in school. Period.” – April Chamberlain
  29. “Teachers need to integrate technology seamlessly into the curriculum instead of viewing it as an add-on, an afterthought, or an event.” – Heidi-Hayes Jacobs
  30. Last but the most suitable one - “Teachers appreciate being appreciated, for teacher appreciation is their highest award.” - William Prince 

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