At times we all need something to get us through the day, as teachers that tends to happen when the coffee machine has broken down. Try these quotes in case of such an emergency!
We all need to energize ourselves from time to time, so take a moment to read these quotes from some of the worlds best minds, and then jump back into that classroom. We are teachers, that’s what we do.
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Hi I’m Marc. A teacher of over 15 years, mostly English but dabbled in outdoor pursuits and media. Thought is was about time to sharing both what I have learnt during that time and the resources I have put together. On this site we aim to teach the theory and share our thoughts, but also go that one step further and give you access to the hard resources you need for your class or for you children. Feel free to take a look at our resources, email us on firstname.lastname@example.org, or jump on the Facebook group to ask questions. Happy learning, teaching or playing!
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