A Good Teacher…
Collector of Quotes / Word Crush Wednesday

A Good Teacher…

A good teacher is like a candle — it consumes itself to light the way for others. This is the 4th in my month of celebrating education quotes.  I usually try to avoid quotes by unknown authors; but, I believe this one has merit. Great Teachers Good teachers teach students; but great teachers motivate students … Continue reading

In Teaching You Cannot See…
Collector of Quotes / Daily Reflections / featured / Word Crush Wednesday

In Teaching You Cannot See…

In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day’s work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years. ~Jacques Barzun This week is the beginning of school in my part of Texas.  In honor of teachers and educators, my Word Crush Wednesday quotes for the next few weeks will be education related. Teachers … Continue reading

Daily Reflections / Random Thoughts

30 Things I’m Thankful For Everyday

Thankful: adj. feeling or expressing gratitude; appreciative. Every year during the holiday season I enjoy seeing the gratitude and thankful lists people often share.  I usually make a list in my journal every year; but this year I’m going one step further by sharing my list on this blog.   My list starts off being thankful for … Continue reading

Collector of Quotes / Random Thoughts

Collector of Quotes

I’ve become a collector of quotes.  It wasn’t a conscious decision — just something that gradually happened.   As a teacher, I used quotes as writing prompts, inspirational messages and even decorations.  I displayed posters, banners and calendars with educational or motivational quotes around my classroom (and later the library).   I kept a list of … Continue reading