We have spent the past two months looking at examples of the positive and negative impact that elementary and high school teachers can have on lifelong learning. We need good teachers in our schools, and many of our children are lucky to have them. The following poem by Paula J. Fox is a wonderful testament to those many teachers who nurture and guide the children in their care.
The Heart of a Teacher
by Paula Fox
The child arrives like a mystery box with puzzle pieces inside;
some of the pieces are broken or missing and others just seem to hide.
But the HEART of a teacher can sort them out and help the child to see
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