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World's Greatest (and most famous) Teachers
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Great Teachers: No one can deny it....teachers who battle the forces of evil to protect education and their students...Harry Potter has some pretty amazing teachers!
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Great Teachers: Richard Dreyfuss stars in Mr. Holland's Opus--an amazing film that shows the lifelong dedication teachers have to their students...no matter how difficult life becomes along the way.
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Richard Dreyfuss in "Mister Holland Opus"
Great Teachers: Richard Dreyfuss stars in Mr. Holland's Opus--an amazing film that shows the lifelong dedication teachers have to their students...no matter how difficult life becomes along the way. Carson-Dellosa onto World's Greatest (and most famous) Teachers
Richard Dreyfuss (October 29, 1947 - ) as Glenn Holland in Mr. Hollands Opus, 1995 #actor
Mr. Holland's Opus (1995)
Great Teachers: John Keating (played by Robin Williams) really demonstrates how infectious a true love of learning can be for students!
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Great Teachers: Famous sheriff and detective Andy Griffith started out teaching high school English in North Carolina!
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Remembering Andy Griffith, ‘America’s Favorite Sheriff,’ 1926-2012 By JAMES PONIEWOZIK| July 3, 2012
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Actor Andy Griffith, who won the hearts of 1960s TV viewers with his role as gentle Sheriff Andy Taylor in “The Andy Griffith Show,” then returned as a 1980s country lawyer in “Matlock,” died Tuesday at 86, NBC affiliate WITN in North Carolina has confirmed Read more: http://nbcnews.to/LMZQWX Photo: CBS via Getty Images
America's favorite sheriff, Andy Griffith, died at age 86 today, July 3, 2012. He was best known for his role of Andy Taylor, kind sheriff of Mayberry and years later as Matlock. He was also a TV producer, writer and Grammy award winning Southern-gospel singer. His role of Oppie's Paw and Ron Howard's mentor and friend never ended. Ron has credited Griffith many times for his own successes.
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Great Teachers: Can you imagine having Billy Crystal as your substitute teacher? Before becoming a comedy star, he was a teacher for a number of different classes...even girls' gym!
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Great Teachers: Few know that J.K. Rowling taught English in Portugal while developing her world-renowned Harry Potter series!
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J.K. Rowling’s New Book Has A Release Date!! It’s been five long years since J.K. Rowling published “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”, the final book for the Harry Potter series. But J.K Rowling is far from retiring her passion with writing novels. Earlier this year Rowling had announced she would be writing another book. Her latest book would be “very different to the Harry Potter series”, though she “enjoyed writing it every bit as much.
In any profession, everyone has to start somewhere and writers are no different. Every published author out there was once an unpublished author. Fourteen publishers, including big names such as Penguin and HarperCollins, rejected J K Rowling’s manuscript for the first novel in the Harry Potter series. http://simon-rose.com/books/the-childrens-writers-guide/
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Great Teachers: Lyndon B. Johnson...school teacher turned President of the United States. Need we say more?
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36th American President Lyndon B. Johnson
(36/49) Lyndon Johnson 36th President of the United States In office November 22, 1963 – January 20, 1969 Vice President None (1963–1965) Hubert Humphrey (1965–1969) Preceded by John F. Kennedy Succeeded by Richard Nixon Born Lyndon Baines Johnson August 27, 1908 Stonewall, Texas, U.S. Died January 22, 1973 (aged 64) near Stonewall, Texas, U.S. Spouse: Lady Bird Taylor Children Lynda, Luci
President Lyndon Baines Johnson, known as LBJ, was the 36th President of the U.S. He took on the office after the assassination of JFK and then was elected to a term on his own. He established the Warren Commission to investigate the assassination. His presidency saw advancements in civil rights but also escalation of the U.S. involvement in the Viet Nam war.
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Great Teachers: Author of "The Last Lecture," Randy Pausch was an inspring educator who fought to teach others the value of living.
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Carnegie Mellon Professor Randy Pausch (Oct. 23, 1960 - July 25, 2008) gave his last lecture at the university Sept. 18, 2007, before a packed McConomy Auditorium. In his moving presentation, "Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams," Pausch talked about his lessons learned and gave advice to students on how to achieve their own career and personal goals. It was a really touching talk that can always motivate you to do your best in life, even when you are experiencing huge difficulties.
Randy Pausch - Super Professor at Carnegie Mellon - died of pancreatic cancer in 2008. Delivered the 'Last Lecture'. Jam packed with wisdom and humanity.
Randy Pausch - achieving your childhood dreams. Just an overall incredibly inspiring individual.
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Great Teachers: Founder of the American Red Cross, Clara Barton spent her life serving her students and her patients. A dedicated teacher if ever there was one!
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Clara Barton, nurse, humanitarian and founder of the American Red Cross. She was a supporter of the Women's Suffrage Movement and the Civil Rights Movement.
Clara Barton -Founder of the American Red Cross,a nurse on the battlefields of the Civil War, an activist in the women's suffrage movement, one of the people who worked to identify the bodies of soldiers from the battlefields,.........definitely a role model for my granddaughters!
Clara Barton, an American nurse and teacher, is credited with organizing the American Red Cross. Barton became interested in nursing as a child and organized a medical supplies agency after the First Battle of Bull Run during the Civil War. During the war, Barton traveled behind enemy lines to work as a battlefield nurse. She founded the American Red Cross in 1881.
June 24, 1896: Booker T. Washington, president of Tuskegee Institute, becomes the first African American to be awarded an honorary degree by Harvard University. Born into slavery in Virginia, Washington moved to Alabama in 1881 to open Tuskegee Normal School. He soon gained fame as an educational leader among black Americans, a fact which Harvard recognized with a Master of Arts degree.
Great Teachers: Booker T. Washington spoke out for truth and justice, educating many on the value of each and every person.
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Booker Taliaferro Washington was an African-American educator, author, orator, and advisor to presidents of the United States. | The First African American Invited to Dinner at the White House
Black history fact. June 24, 1896: Booker T. Washington, president of Tuskegee Institute, becomes the first African American to be awarded an honorary degree by Harvard University. Born into slavery in Virginia, Washington moved to Alabama in 1881 to open Tuskegee Normal School. He soon gained fame as an educational leader among black Americans, a fact which Harvard recognized with a Master of Arts degree.
Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) was an author, educator and advisor to U.S. Presidents. He was considered the most influential African American in the 19th and early 20th century. http://www.pbs.org/wnet/jimcrow/stories_people_booker.html
Booker Taliaferro Washington (April 5, 1856 – November 14, 1915) was an African-American educator, author, orator, and advisor to presidents of the United States. Between 1890 and 1915, Washington was the dominant leader in the African-American community. Washington was of the last generation of black American leaders born into slavery and became the leading voice of the former slaves and their descendants, who were newly oppressed by disfranchisement and the Jim Crow discriminatory laws enacted in the post-Reconstruction Southern states in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In 1895 his Atlanta compromise called for avoiding confrontation over segregation and instead putting more reliance on long-term educational and economic advancement in the black community. His base was the Tuskegee Institute, a historically black college in Alabama. As lynchings in the South reached a peak in 1895, Washington gave a speech in Atlanta that made him nationally famous. The speech called for black progress through education and entrepreneurship. His message was that it was not the time to challenge Jim Crow segregation and the disfranchisement of black voters in the South. Washington mobilized a nationwide coalition of middle-class blacks, church leaders, and white philanthropists and politicians, with a long-term goal of building the community's economic strength and pride by a focus on self-help and schooling. Secretly, he supported court challenges to segregation. Black militants in the North, led by W. E. B. Du Bois, at first supported the Atlanta compromise but after 1909 they set up the NAACP and tried with little success to challenge Washington's political machine for leadership in the black community. Decades after Washington's death in 1915, the Civil Rights movement generally moved away from his policies to take the more militant NAACP approach. Booker T. Washington mastered the nuances of the political arena in the late 19th century which enabled him to manipulate the media, raise money, strategize, network, pressure, reward friends and distribute funds while punishing those who opposed his plans for uplifting blacks. His long-term goal was to end the disfranchisement of the vast majority of African Americans living in southern states, where most of the millions of black Americans still lived. Made a Mason "at sight" by the Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Massachusetts
Great Teachers: What list of amazing teachers would be complete without Albert Einstein? A devoted thinker and passionate learner, he is a great example of the power of using our minds!
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Einstein developed a theory about space. And it was about time, too. One of the BEST puns EVER. -- Funny Pun Punology - Albert Einstein Photo
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By Caleb Pirtle III. Alexander Pope could take pomposity to levels that had never been reached before and have seldom been reached since. His essays were little more than a matted morass of verbosity, which is about as pompous as I can get. When we were struggling through his tantalizing little couplets in high school, I had an English teacher who told us that reading Alexander Pope was like being a prospector. “You have to dig through acres and acres of mud to find a single nugget,” she said.
Great Teachers: Maya Angelou's lifetime effort of educating and inspiring others has certainly had a significant impact. Overcoming great personal obstacles, she remains one of our country's greatest teachers.
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Today in Black History, 4/4/2013 - Maya Angelou’s first published book was 1969's “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings." (Photo by Dwight Carter) For more info, check out today's notes!
This Video Shows Motivational Quotes of Maya Angelou. Maya Angelou is an American author and poet. She has published six autobiographies, five books of essays, numerous books of poetry, and is credited with a long list of plays, movies, and television shows.
African American Author: Maya Angelou- She is not only an author, but also a poet.She has published six autobiographies, several books of poetry, five books of essays, and created a span of movies, plays, and television shows that lasted for fifty years. She has received many awards.
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"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." Maya Angelou Important words to remember as reading about the important of building trust and a collaborative spirit in intersectoral partnerships. Link: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/m/mayaangelo392897.html #500_02 #focusorg #donaldbentz #mayaangelou #quotes #teambuilding
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Great Teachers: Though he didn't serve in a classroom, Martin Luther King, Jr. taught the nation some of the most valuable lessons of his time. An inspiration for many who seek to make the world better through educating others.
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Happy MLK Jr Day, friends. One inspiring man and one of my fav quotes.
Martin Luther King Jr. ~i love this quote by Dr. King. it's a good way to live your life.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. worked tirelessly to speak belief into his people; to help and inspire them to rise up and take their rightful place in the world. I wonder what the world would be like if everybody was able to give breath to their dreams. I wonder want would happen if everyone had the safe space around them and within them to discover their true nature and find their true purpose in life. Would we really be able to go to war with another country? Would we be able to allow fellow ...
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Great Teachers: Jaime Escalante spent 15 years teaching algebra and calculus at Garfield High School in East Los Angeles. His efforts were later made in to the inspiring film "Stand and Deliver."
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Jaime Escalante spent 15 years teaching algebra and calculus at Garfield High School in East Los Angeles. His efforts were later made in to the inspiring film "Stand and Deliver."
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Laura Ingalls Wilder: Most widely known for writing the Little House series of books, specifically the Little House on the Prairie. Wilder based these novels on her childhood and growing up in a pioneer family. Wilder's compelling stories and mastery of literary techniques helped set the precedent for future children's books.
Great Teachers: Laura Ingalls Wilder is renowned as a literal and figurative pioneer whose fiction has inspired generations of students!
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Laura Ingalls Wilder- author of the Little House on the Prairie book series.
Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder (February 7, 1867 – February 10, 1957) was an American writer, most notably the author of the Little House series of children's novels based on her childhood in a pioneer family. Her daughter Rose encouraged Laura to write and helped her to edit and publish the novels.
Laura Ingalls Wilder; Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder was an American author who wrote the Little House series of books based on her childhood in a pioneer family. Laura's daughter, Rose, inspired Laura to write her books.
Great Teachers: Annie Sullivan was the first teacher to successfully educate a deaf and mute child...Helen Keller!
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Johanna "Anne" Mansfield Sullivan Macy (1866 – 1936), also known as Annie Sullivan, was an American teacher best known as the instructor and companion of Helen Keller. Sullivan was born on April 14, 1866 in Feeding Hills, Massachusetts. Her parents' names were Thomas Sullivan and Alice Cloesy Sullivan and they were Irish immigrants who couldn't read and had little money. In 1874 her mother, Alice, died, probably of tuberculosis; after which Anne was sent to an almshouse, that today is Tewksbury Hospital in Tewksbury, Massachusetts. She was at Tewksbury for four years. In 1880, Anne, who was blind from untreated trachoma, was sent to the Perkins School for the Blind. Michael Anaganos, director of the Institute, then located in South Boston, was approached to suggest a teacher for the Keller's deafblind daughter. He asked Anne Sullivan, a former student, herself visually impaired and only 20 years old, to become Helen's instructor. It was the beginning of a 49-year relationship, Sullivan evolving into governess and then eventual companion. Anne Sullivan arrived at Keller's house in March 1887, and immediately began to teach Helen to communicate by spelling words into her hand, beginning with "d-o-l-l" for the doll that she had brought Keller as a present. Keller was frustrated, at first, because she did not understand that every object had a word uniquely identifying it. In fact, when Sullivan was trying to teach Keller the word for "mug", Keller became so frustrated she broke the doll. Keller's big breakthrough in communication came the next month, when she realized that the motions her teacher was making on the palm of her hand, while running cool water over her other hand, symbolized the idea of "water"; she then nearly exhausted Sullivan demanding the names of all the other familiar objects in her world. In the 1920 census, Helen Keller was 38 years old and listed as head of her household in the Queens, New York Census. Anne is listed as living with her, age 52, listed as a private teacher of Helen. In 1932 they were each awarded honorary fellowships from the Educational Institute of Scotland. They also were awarded honorary degrees from Temple University. By 1935, Sullivan became completely blind just one year before her death on October 20, 1936 in Forest Hills, New York. She died at age 70 after a coma, with Keller holding her hand. When Keller herself died in 1968, her ashes were placed in the Washington National Cathedral next to Anne's. As lifelong companions Sullivan and Keller continually lived, worked, and traveled together.
Anne Sullivan, the teacher and lifelong companion of Helen Keller, was born in 1866. As a young child, she was stricken with an eye infection that left her blind. After being educated at a school for the blind, she accepted a position as Keller's teacher where she quickly earned a reputation as "The Miracle Worker" for her special ability to get through to Keller. The pair quickly became role models for physically disabled people around the world.
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Socrates.. Socrates was born in 470 BC, in Athens, Greece. We know of his life through the writings of his students, including Plato and Xenophon. His "Socratic method," laid the groundwork for Western systems of logic and philosophy. When the political climate of Greece turned, Socrates was sentenced to death by hemlock poisoning in 399 BC. He accepted this judgment rather than fleeing.
Great Teachers: Socrates is considered one of Western Civilization's most significant teachers and philosophers. Do you ever use the Socratic method in your classroom?