“Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.” -Goethe
“They may forget what you said but they will never forget how you made them feel.” - Carol Buchner
We teach because we believe that all students have something uniquely beautiful and powerful to offer their worlds.
And despite their impulsive line-pushing in first grade or frustrating giggling in seventh, we believe there is great potential somewhere behind the awkward limbs and teenage acne.
Despite the odds stacked against them or even the ones stacked in their favor, we keep believing that every child can bring about change for the better -- in themselves, their future families, their communities.
We know they each have something of great value to offer, and we are determined,
to let them know it.
On this Friday, in one sentence, Why Do You Teach Today?
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