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The Role of a
Great Teacher


At the start of each school year, I try to find sayings that will help teachers understand the important role they play in shaping the lives of their students. One of my favorite messages is attributed to William Arthur Ward. I had his words printed on card stock for display in teachers' classrooms. These are Ward's words:

The Mediocre Teacher
The Good Teacher
The Superior Teacher
The Great Teacher
Now I give all of my graduate students, who are preparing for career moves as school administrators, a copy of Ward's inspiring words.

For more inspiring quotations to post in and around your school, or in your school newsletters, see Education World's Newsletters 'R Us feature, "quotED".

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