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A Cup of Comfort for Teachers: Heartwarming Stories of People Who Mentor, Motivate, and Inspire
     

A Cup of Comfort for Teachers: Heartwarming Stories of People Who Mentor, Motivate, and Inspire

by Colleen Sell
 

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Virtually everyone can recall a special teacher, coach, or mentor who opened his or her eyes to a new outlook on life. Teachers guide us to read, write, imagine, explore, and understand; they teach us to count, and they teach us what counts in life. Teachers touch millions of young lives every day with their dedication, passion, and generosity. A Cup of Comfort for

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Virtually everyone can recall a special teacher, coach, or mentor who opened his or her eyes to a new outlook on life. Teachers guide us to read, write, imagine, explore, and understand; they teach us to count, and they teach us what counts in life. Teachers touch millions of young lives every day with their dedication, passion, and generosity. A Cup of Comfort for Teachers offers parents, students, and anyone with a treasured mentor a way to repay our devoted educators. A Cup of Comfort for Teachers is the ideal reward for teachers, featuring such remarkable stories as: When a classroom computer goes missing, a disheartened inner-city teacher gets an unexpected gift—and boost—from her students; A sign language interpreter and music tutor helps a determined deaf woman pass a college piano course and play her first song—solo!; A dedicated and successful teacher meets her greatest challenge: Her own son refuses to learn to read; Ordinary "show and tell" unexpectedly teaches a new kindergarten teacher a valuable lesson about education; A teacher coaxes an illiterate thirteen-year-old street urchin in Africa into an adult-education classroom, opening the door to a better future. Every teacher needs a lift from time to time and a token of recognition for the powerful positive influence they have on their students. A Cup of Comfort for Teachers is the perfect gift for these dedicated professionals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605504001
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
08/01/2007
Series:
Cup of Comfort Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
791,526
File size:
525 KB

Meet the Author

Colleen Sell has compiled twenty volumes of the Cup of Comfort book series. She has authored, ghostwritten, or edited more than a hundred books and published scores of magazine articles and essays. Colleen has served as editor-in-chief of two award-winning magazines, associate editor of a national business magazine, and home and garden columnist of a regional newsmagazine. She lives in Eugene, Oregon.

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