10 Feb '12, 3pm

Support teachers by acknowledging that they have one of the most important jobs in our society. #teachers

Support teachers by acknowledging that they have one of the most important jobs in our society. #teachers

From the minute children become part of our lives, our main priority becomes their safety and well-being. We take all measures possible to provide our young ones with the healthiest foods, baby products, toys, and environment. Endless hours are spent on the internet researching what products are safe for our children, while balancing work and family. As parents we have an innate sense of what is best for our children yet, too often, once our children enter the school system we leave the care of their minds and spirits to teachers. As a mother of three children (ages 24, 22, 17), I have come to understand and appreciate the value of a good teacher. At the same time, I have observed the lack of value our society as a whole puts on their profession. In a recent paper, economists at Harvard underscore that the difference between a strong teacher and a weak teacher lasts a life...

Full article: http://www.seventhgeneration.com/learn/blog/teachers-matter

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