World's Greatest (and most famous) Teachers
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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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Dead Poets Society is a 1989 with actor Robin William.
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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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Sheriff Andy Taylor. Only thing better than Andy Griffith was Opie when he was really little! Oh yeah, & Barney of course! ♡
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Actor Andy Griffith, the man who played folksy Sheriff Andy Taylor in the fictional town of Mayberry, has died at the age of 86, Sheriff J.D. "Doug" Doughtie of Dare County, North Carolina, said Tuesday. Griffith died at about 7 a.m. at his home on Roanoke Island, the sheriff said in a statement. The statement did not provide a cause of death. Ron Howard, who played Griffith's son, Opie Taylor, on "The Andy Griffith Show," said he is "forever grateful" to the actor.
Andy Griffith, "thanks for the memories", Sheriff Andy Taylor. Gone, but NEVER forgotten!
RIP Andy Griffith...I <3 Sheriff Andy Taylor
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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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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/
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.
Great Teachers: Lyndon B. Johnson...school teacher turned President of the United States. Need we say more?
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President Lyndon B. JohnsonRanking Every U.S. President By Net Worth Posted on June 25, 2015 by Alex Greer Credit: Associated Press There’s no doubt about it: being the U.S. president is a hard and often thankless job. Richard Nixon famously said, “Scrubbing floors and emptying bedpans has as much dignity as the Presidency.” Jump Straight To The List But being president also has amazing perks (Air Force One!), and most presidents have been financially well-off. In fact, the average net worth
(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.
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Randy Pausch - achieving your childhood dreams. Just an overall incredibly inspiring individual.
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. ~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.
Clarissa Harlowe "Clara" Barton (1821-1912) was a pioneer American teacher, patent clerk, nurse, and humanitarian. After the First Battle of Bull Run she established the main agency to obtain and distribute supplies to wounded soldiers. After meeting Susan B. Anthony she began a long association with the woman's suffrage movement. She is best remembered for organizing the American Red Cross, becoming its first President in 1881. In 1904 she resigned and founded the National First Aid Society.
Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross and fought to get the USA to recognize the International Red Cross. Early in her career, she distributed medical supplies on battlefields during the American Civil War (nearly being killed in the process). Barton achieved widespread recognition by delivering lectures around the country about her war experiences. She met Susan B. Anthony and began a long association with the woman's suffrage movement. She also became an activist for black civil rights.
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
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
February is Black History Month! Hygloss educational craft supplies are an excellent and fun way for children to learn about black history, and to use their creativity to express pride in the achievements of African American men and women such as Martin Luther King, George Washington Carver, Booker T. Washington, Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman, and so many others. Check out some of the crafts supplies you can use.
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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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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Influential African American author: Maya Angelou born as Marguerite Ann Johnson; April 4, 1928 is an American author and poet. She has published six autobiographies, five books of essays, several books of poetry, and is credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning more than fifty years.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maya_Angelou
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.
So sad to lose this inspiring woman. One of my favorite quotes from Maya Angelou; “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.” #mayaangelou www.lblivingbetter.com
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Maya Angelou is one of the most inspirational people on planet earth...
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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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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has inspired me to stand against racism and learn to not judge people by what they look like or where they come from, but how they act. He also had the courage that not many other men had, which was to stand up against what was wrong but seemed right in many other people’s eyes. Francisco M. #OneBraveThing
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Martin Luther King Jr. ~i love this quote by Dr. King. it's a good way to live your life.
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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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TEACHER / EDUCATORS 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 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. A popular 1974–84 TV series loosely based on the Little House books starred Melissa Gilbert as Wilder.
Laura Ingalls Wilder- author of the Little House on the Prairie book series.
Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867-1957) 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.
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?