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    Robert John Meehan shares the joy, sorrows, and at times, the horror of teaching in today's inner city schools. His unique experiences are brought to the forefront in each of the poems included in his The Teacher's Journey. $7.99 www.tatepublishin...

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    "A really great teacher will make learning likely, not just possible."-- Robert John Meehan

    "As teachers we spend little time focusing on what has been accomplished; we focus mainly on what remains to be done." Robert John Meehan

    "Teachers must be that Trusted Beacon in the often times tumultuous sea of life in which our youth are so often set adrift." Robert John Meehan

    250 OF THE BEST EDUCATION QUOTES OF ROBERT JOHN MEEHAN: RobertJohnMeehan.com

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    "Teachers must be that Trusted Beacon in the often times tumultuous sea of life in which our youth are so often set adrift." Robert John Meehan

    "An exemplary teacher will not just enlighten the student, but will also empower the student."- Robert John Meehan

    "We didn't go into teaching to get rich, but to enrich others." Robert John Meehan

    "In many of our so called "failing" schools, teachers are also required to spend additional valuable time being social workers, surrogate parents, counselors, and health care providers.' Robert John Meehan

    "A gifted teacher is not only prepared to meet the needs of today's student, but is also prepared to see the tomorrow in every student." Robert John Meehan

    FROST (THE TEACHER'S JOURNEY)

    Still true today.

    "Nothing that the political ed reformist mandate can match the results of a dedicated teacher in a supportive school environment." Robert John Meehan

    "When we strive to become better teachers than we are, everyone in our classroom becomes better too."- Robert John Meehan

    "The well being of any Teacher is within our own hearts. Although an education prepares us to teach, it is the love of learning that sustains us."- Robert John Meehan

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    "Although most would see them only as an ocean of small faces, as teachers we see them as the waves that propel us." Robert John Meehan

    "There are some teachers out there who will tell you that you can't reach all of them. What you've got to do is turn around and say 'watch me'." Robert John Meehan

    "Your life as a teacher begins the day you realize that you are always a learner." Robert John Meehan