The Mr. B poem made me feel more connected to the deeper meaning, or the “calling” of being a teacher.  Teaching is an amazing way of life – ever-challenging, and unforgettable.   We change the students, and they change us too.  It feels like alchemy at times – something magical can happen in a classroom.  I feel fortunate to have experienced it, both as a student and as a teacher.

    Teachers literally directly influence the future.  This is a great responsibility, and teachers like Mr. B hold up their end of the bargain, and then some.  Great teachers have touched my […]