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Inspirational Quotes, Notes, & Anecdotes That Honor Teachers and Teaching

Inspirational Quotes, Notes, & Anecdotes That Honor Teachers and Teaching

March 2014 | 144 pages | Corwin
Today's educators are overworked and overwhelmed. A little recognition, affirmation, and support can go a long way. That's where this book comes in.

Best-selling author, Robert D. Ramsey, offers a far-reaching collection of inspirational quotes, notes, anecdotes, reflections, testimonials, and tributes for teachers. The book's uplifting messages include time-tested traditional material, coupled with fresh insights from the famous, not-so-famous, and also unknown. Each page is packed with ideas and expressions proving, once and for all, that there is no such thing as "only a teacher".

All of the contents have been carefully harvested by an educator for educators. Special bonus sections also include the author's "Observations on Teaching That Only Teachers Will Understand" and "Other Inspirational Books for Teachers". This unique compilation is designed to help belaboured and beleaguered educators to jump start their careers, reclaim their professional pride, rekindle their passion for teaching and get the grit to press on against odds. All teachers (and those who want teachers to succeed) need a boost. This book delivers it!

Preface: It’s a Tough Time to Be a Teacher in America
About the Author
Author’s Note
Introduction: There’s No Such Thing as “Only a Teacher”
1. Education
2. Students
3. Teaching
4. Teachers
5. Tributes & Testimonials
6. A Final Word: It’s Worth It!
Resource A - Insights & Observations on Teaching That Only Teachers Will Appreciate
Resource B - Other Books That Inspire Teachers

Sample Materials & Chapters



Chapter 1

Robert D. Ramsey

Robert D. Ramsey is a lifelong educator who has served as a "leader of leaders" in three award-winning school districts in two different states. His frontline experience includes positions a teacher, counselor, assistant principal, curriculum director, assistant superintendent, acting superintendent, and adjunct professor. Most recently, he has served as associate superintendent in the St. Louis Park (MN) schools, where every school has been designated by the federal government as a National School of Excellence. Ramsey is now working full-time as a freelance writer in Minneapolis. More About Author

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ISBN: 9781412926805