What Teachers Make

What do teachers make? Some of them? The best of them?

The ones who understand routine, spontaneity, discipline, innovation, challenge and being challenged? The ones who know that loving students is their most important quality and most important job? The ones who love in a way that shows they care more about students than they do about compliance? The ones who chip away the rough stuff until we become the best works of who we are?



Taylor Mali is a poet. A living, contemporary poet who “gets it”, at least about teaching, in this case. I found his powerful message and video via Seth Godin’s blog


“Linchpin teachers engage in the act of pushing people to have the sort of breakthroughs Taylor talks about. They’re scarce, and precious.” ~Seth Godin

When you meet a “linchpin” teacher, as Godin calls this increasingly rare breed, thank them.

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