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    They All Make A Difference Somehow... - Mrs. Weimeyer ...She is the teacher who made me take naps. ...She is the teacher who convinced my mother that I needed glasses. ...She is...
    OMGitsRiley OMGitsRiley 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2012

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    I owe my History teacher big time. When I started to act differently (quiet and sad) he noticed. He talked to me one day after class to let me know that I can talk to him about...
    Kaptinkat Kaptinkat 16-17, F Mar 23

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    High School - There have been 3 teachers who really made a difference for me. The first one was Mr N. he was my economics teacher, after one of the classes we started talking...
    Quibbler Quibbler 18-21, F Apr 12, 2013

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    I Had a Teacher Who Made a Difference - I had two teachers who made a difference in a positive way in my life and a teacher who made a negative difference in my life. I hope that...
    femme7 femme7 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 15, 2008

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    I had three teachers who changed my life: the piano teacher, the English teacher, and the math teacher. I spent my whole childhood as a bit of a loner. I was loud and obnoxious...
    SunOfSeas SunOfSeas 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2013

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    Oh Yes....they Made a Difference... - What difference? 1.They whacked my hands with rulers. 2.Humiliated me in front of the class. 3.Ignored me when I raised my hand to ask...
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 6, 2008

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    Salaries - Teachers' hefty salaries are driving up taxes, and they only work 9 or 10 months a year!     It's time we put things in perspective and pay...
    Lexus Lexus 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2008

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    My Art Teacher - Back in high school, I wasn't really confident and was bullied a lot. I was also shy and didn't really have many friends. Most teachers would just look the other...
    animallover110293 animallover110293 18-21, F Jan 2, 2013

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    She Was Just Good. - My high school Biology teacher was just a good person in every way. She was just likeable. She also knew the subject that she taught really well. I tend to...
    Lara0321 Lara0321 36-40 Sep 22, 2011

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    Gomen Ne Sensei - seongsaengnim… I imagine one moment,, where there would be you, me,whose stupidity is Unbridled, and your used-to-be smart-beloved student.We talk about the...
    ddangkochimp ddangkochimp 22-25, F Oct 9, 2013

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    They Didn't Always Change My Life - But a few teachers were definitely able to change the way I thought. My calculus teacher in twelfth grade taught me why things were as they...
    JonFurniss JonFurniss 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 10, 2008

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    One Of Many - Mr. Zilboorg (I think David is he first name? I'm not sure)He was my 9th grade or 10th grade spanish teacher (its been so long lol again i'm not sure)He was the first...
    CrazyHappySad CrazyHappySad 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2011

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    One Teacher In Particular - I'd never really thought any teachers could make a difference in my life but one did in particular. The first one was the deputy head teacher who I didn...
    deexx deexx 13-15, F Mar 6, 2013

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    Thank You - To several teachers. Mostly my ninth grade teacher who told me that its my life. My life? Wow, those little words had a massive impact on my life. Its amazing how that...
    creativefungilady creativefungilady 22-25, F Sep 17, 2012

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    Teachers have become the whipping boys for some elements in American society, but many teach lessons far beyond their subject material, and serve purposes extending beyond their...
    Fyrefox Fyrefox 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    She Believed In Me - Michelle was my ice skating teacher.  I didn't start skating until age 25 and that is considered well and truly past it by many.  Michelle said  you are...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 5 Responses Nov 18, 2011

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    "Please See Me" - These words usually strike terror into the heart of any student who gets that scribbled on his or her work. But when Mrs. Laura Barr did that on my papers, it...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Oct 9, 2013

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    You Have To Believe - My sophomore English teacher, Mrs. Laura Barr, told us this story from her childhood. Although she was quite elderly by then, she remembered the events as if...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2013

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    So Much So, That I Became A Teacher Myself. - I've was lucky to have some pretty great teachers throughout my schooling career. One was Mrs D. She was funny, yet strict. She...
    joker46 joker46 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9, 2012

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    A Lifetime Of Inspirations - I had several teachers that were inspirations-- Mrs. Morris and Mrs. Miner, my 1st and 2nd grade teachers-- both for recognizing my artistic talents...
    GwydionFrost GwydionFrost 46-50, M 2 Responses Sep 15, 2012

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    I'd Like To Thank You For Every Second You've Given Me. - My story begins in Year Nine (for people that don't know what that is it's 13-14 year olds.) Mr L was Maths teacher. He...
    letmethink letmethink 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2011

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    Mr. Johnson. - He was my best teacher ever. I had him in 6th grade and he made me enjoy school. He went into a time machine and dressed up like kings and made everyone laugh while...
    valililly valililly 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 23, 2012

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    5th Grade - My 5th grade teacher, Mrs. Burnett, left after one month of school because she was pregnant.  Kids at that age don't like change.  So, I was sad to see her go and...
    orlagh orlagh 46-50, F 1 Response May 9, 2011

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    Jim...that Jim??? - I just got the chance to say "thank you for inspiring me" to one of the teachers who made a difference and possibly in part shaped the course of my life . I am...
    trailguide trailguide 36-40, F 12 Responses Dec 9, 2011

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    Mr. No Nonsense - Mr. R was the sort of person who treated teenagers like he would anyone else. No sugar coating, or hinder of speech to be politically correct. I greatly admired...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 13, 2012

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    Mr. Shilko The Effin Best Teacher Ever! - Just as it says! Mr. Shilko was my 8th grade science teacher. Now i don't wanna say that he made a huge difference, cause i'm a loser. BUT...
    thegrinch thegrinch 18-21, M Jun 14, 2012

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    My Art Teacher - My teachers know more about me then my parents.. I cut myself and my art teacher found out because i had to go to the nurses office in her class because of it and...
    HeartAndWings HeartAndWings 16-17, F Feb 1, 2013

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    10th Grade - IB British Literature - I had never seen Mrs. Jude (a pseudonym, for her safety) in my life. I had created an image of how I thought she might be in real life, based...
    Boulier Boulier 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2013

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    My 9th Grade P.E. Teacher - It was the school's policy for this class to take down the weight and height of each student every few months. Only the teacher would get to see the...
    chococat159 chococat159 18-21 Mar 22, 2013

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    I Did - I had some horrible classmates, but great teachers. It made going to school all worth the while.
    Goslyn Goslyn 31-35, T Jul 17, 2013

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    If You Have The Right Teacher, You Can Learn Just About Anything - I was really lucky to have my teachers as a pupil. Some of them were quite tough and made our lives hell, but...
    ardnaxelar ardnaxelar 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 20, 2011

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    They're Just Like Friends - I've been going through a lot of rough patches these past couple of years, and I've had a couple of teachers who've stood by me all the way through...
    paperalias paperalias 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 6, 2008

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    I Had An Amazing Teacher - I had this teacher once. She was a very out-there, quirky, fun type of woman, and even though age was getting the better of her she had the mind of...
    Mediocre Mediocre 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 19, 2010

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    Thankyou Mr. Cornish - My teacher for my last year of primary school, Mr Cornish, taught me more than just mathematics and science. He taught me strength, honour, loyalty and ...
    arthurn arthurn 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 18, 2009

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    All I Remember About His Name Is We Called Him Mr.b - He was my 3rd grade teacher.Every day when I got to school he would hand me  a pair of old cloyths he said was his sons...
    littleboyblue16 littleboyblue16 18-21, M 10 Responses Aug 6, 2009

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    I Was Blessed With Several Awesome Teachers - I have had several really wonderful teachers beginning in kindergarten. I loved Mrs. Pescan. She was so kind and not at all like the...
    Missalaineyeus Missalaineyeus 46-50, F Mar 4, 2012

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    Every One of Them - As little respect as we get, we make a difference. I know this, because my teachers made a difference - good and bad. I'm not going to write out a list of...
    eyes eyes 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 19, 2007

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    The Most Supportive Teacher Ever! - When i was in fifth grade i had a teacher named Ms. Shaffer. She was the most supportive teacher i ever had. In fifth grade i only had one...
    megs23 megs23 13-15 1 Response Nov 1, 2011

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    Now My Closest Friend - The one teacher who made the BIGGEST difference was my yr12 Maths Studies teacher who helped me so much during year 12.  I stayed in contact with...
    luicifersgirl luicifersgirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 15, 2008

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    To Sir (/madam), With Love - Teachers are probably among the most important people in a community. There have been questions about their salary, but imo, a really good teacher is...
    neo123 neo123 31-35, M 3 Responses Feb 25, 2008

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    One In Particular - I have had several teachers who made a difference in my life, but there was one in particular who I would like to mention.  I was nine years old and in my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 25, 2007

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    Thank You Mrs. V. - Third grade, I was struggling in school. I was not focused and just fed up with the ridicule I was getting. I had a speech impediment, and not many kids were...
    AnIrishwarrior AnIrishwarrior 56-60, M Nov 8, 2011

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    Miss Falcon - I was 12 years old. It was my first year of pointed my toes were blistered and bleeding. I had a huge role in the schools upcoming ballet and was scared to death of...
    Annabella210 Annabella210 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2012

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    I Want to be A Teacher Like Them- 3 of my teachers are currently inspiring me and they are seriously awesome! My Homeroom/Music/Keyboarding teacher (I will call him Mr. M) is so...
    GirlforGod2 GirlforGod2 13-15 Jan 16

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    Miss Lenygon - Amazing, inspirational woman. History lessons were never facts/dates etc- she believed that history should be stories and told us lots of stories, advice and wisdom...
    Luna137 Luna137 26-30, F Jan 5, 2013

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    I think teachers need a raise, definitely. I think it'd be great if they made it where schools (starting in middle school) hired teachers who made a 21 or higher only on their ACT...
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    I want to be an awesome teacher that changes a student's life, even if it's just one student. I've had many teachers change my life and I want to join their ranks
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    ***This is Long, Please be Warned!**** Well, I’m stumped. I have been trying to figure out what is going on inside my head and my heart for the last year now. I still can’t...
    MINWILD MINWILD 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    Dying. It leaves you with a much different attitude about life."Dave, call 911. Somethings real wrong." is what I called to my room mate from the hallway. I retreated the four...
    mmob mmob 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    3 years ago I was a wreck. From the constant years of bulling, teasing and hate. I grew and developed a deep inner hatred for myself. An insecurity that could not be diminished, I...
    paronari paronari 22-25, F Mar 23