Monday, 22 August, 2011

Teachers Day on the 5th of September- students honor their teachers

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We send out kids to school and rely on the teachers to guide our kids to the utmost level of training them and molding them into successful adults. It is our kids teachers who we have to credit and appreciate for playing a prominent role in our kids lives. For this a special day is marked to honor the teachers for the effort they put in towards our kids from adolescence to adulthood.

Every year on the 5th of September Teachers Day is being celebrated to commemorate the teachers all over India. Its a day dedicated to teachers who act as our guides and play an important role in our life as students. We are enriched and enlightened by their discipline and knowledge that they impart to us as teachers. We in return celebrate this day to honer them for their efforts given to us throughout the year. We have all been a student sometime in our lives and we need to carry on honoring them.... our kids learn from us and will follow us.....

Teachers day celebrations
The day is celebrated with teachers and students attending school but replace the usual routine and activates by the celebrations. Teachers act as students while students dress and imitate their teachers in a form of skits and plays. Sweets are served out to the students to celebrate.

Famous Sayings About Teachers
"Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition." - Jacques Barzun
"Good teachers are costly, but bad teachers cost more." - Bob Talbert
"The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciple." - Amos Bronson Alcott
"A good teacher is like a candle - it consumes itself to light the way for others." -Anonymous
"Teaching is leaving a vestige of one self in the development of another. And surely the student is a bank where you can deposit your most precious treasures." - Eugene P. Bertin
"The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires." - William Arthur Ward
"A teacher's purpose is not to create students in his own image, but to develop students who can create their own image." - Anonymous
"What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches." - Karl Menninger
"The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called truth." - Dan Rather
"In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day's work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years." - Jacques Barzun
"Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions." - Anonymous
"The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book." - Anonymous
"A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops." - Henry Brooks Adams
"Teachers, I believe, are the most responsible and important members of society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the earth." - Helen Caldicott
"Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher." -Japanese proverb
"The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards." -Anatole France
"Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well." - Aristotle
"A gifted teacher is as rare as a gifted doctor, and makes far less money" - Anonymous


Anonymous said...

A great teacher is one who would make you spend more time with books then with video games, I am lucky to have found one Get hooked to Math, Physics and Chemistry. It's never too late.

mgerry022 said...

I think that is an interesting point, it made me think a bit. Thanks for sparking my thinking cap. Sometimes I get so much in a rut that I just feel like a record.Recent studies have shown that learning foreign languages for children begins at an early age - starting early is the key.

Child Care said...

It is very important to teach kids to show thanks and gratitude to their teachers. Kids sometimes take these people for granted, however they are every bit as important in shaping a child's future as are their parents, siblings, and other care givers.
Having children honor their teachers also teaches them (the kids) some level of compassion and the importance of thanking somebody. In our rush rush world where everything is me me me, it is vital kids learn to slow down and say thanks
Great blog, enjoyed.

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