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"To Be a Teacher" Poster
By Louis Schmier

This imaginative full-color poster is a hit with educators everywhere! Featuring an excerpt from Random Thoughts: The Humanity of Teaching that highlights Louis Schmier’s unique perspective on what it takes to be a teacher, it’s a perfect addition to any classroom, faculty development center, or office–makes a great gift for anyone with a personal investment in students and learning.

The text reads:

To Be A Teacher

If you want to be a teacher, you first have to learn how to play hopscotch and hide-and-seek, learn how to watch a snail crawl, blow bubbles, read Yertle the Turtle. If you want to be a teacher, listen to a distant train, wiggle your toes in the mud and let it ooze through, them, stomp in rain puddles, and be humbled by the majesty of a mountain. If you want to be a teacher, you have to be inspired and inspire. If you want to be a teacher, you have to bring joy into everything, watch in awe a sunset or sunrise, ride on a swing, and respect even a cockroach as a miracle of life. If you want to be a teacher, you have to think silly thoughts, swirl a Tootsie Pop® in your mouth. If you want to be a teacher, you have fall in love each day. If you want to be a teacher, you have to put aside your formal theories, intellectual constructs, axioms, statistics, and charts when you reach out to touch that miracle call the individual human being.  -- Excerpt from the book, Random Thoughts: The Humanity of Teaching by Louis Schmier

Also see our "To Be A Teacher" postcards. The same text, but in postcard size.

 

 

 

 

Product #100
22”x28”
$15.95

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