Taylor Mali: I Teach for the Fire
Lesson Objective: NYC teacher-poet celebrates those moments that remind us why we teach
Teacher Voice / Inspiration / Why I Teach

Thought starters

  1. How can remembering "AHA" moments or that spark in a student's eye keep us focused and refreshed in a challenging profession?
  2. Consider a fun way for you and your colleagues to share some treasured student stories and celebrate each other's work?
12 Comments

The way he talks i can tell that he is very serious about his job and making a difference in the kids life. My staff  and I always find fun ways to help the kids learn and especially something they enjoy doing.

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I love the way he talks about his class and the joy he gets! I totally agree that you learn just as much as you teach.
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When he talk its like a lot of spirit and excitement and enthusiasm.
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very inspiring knowing that you have went above and beyond to teach and knowing that you have taught something that will carry a person along way in life.
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AWESOME! SUPER! That's what makes teaching all worth it! I just love the words you chose!
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