Teaching is hard, and at times it can seem like energy is in short supply. Sometimes, we all need a little inspiration to remind us why we do what we do.
First, a preface: Teacher burnout is a real thing. Don’t go looking for “inspiration” when you need help with a unit, a smarter way to grade papers, or a simpler way to grade quizzes. But if you’re sure what you need is a 8-second peptalk, one of these quotes may be exactly what you need.
We’ve dug through dozens of books, teacher magazines, pinterest boards, and other blogs to find 52 of our favorite inspirational quotes for teachers. We’ve tried to come up with a range of ways of thinking about teaching and learning without resorting to the most cliche lines you’ve heard again and again.
Some of these you’ve likely heard before, but hopefully the bulk of them are both new, and capable of that extra push when you need it. Read More