Selamat Hari Guru utk semua guru!(guru sek ke, bekas guru, guru yg sedang bercuti tanpa gaji ikut suami, ibu guru etc) Below is dedicated just for you!

Just in case someone asks....

WHAT TEACHERS MAKE

The dinner guests were sitting around the table discussing life.

One man, a CEO, decided to explain the problem with education. He argued, 'What's a kid going to learn from someone who decided his best option in life was to become a teacher?'

He reminded the other dinner guests what they say about teachers: 'Those who can, do. Those who can't, teach.'

To stress his point he said to another guest;
'You're a teacher, Bonnie. Be honest. What do you make?'


Bonnie, who had a reputation for honesty and frankness replied, 'You want to know what I make? (She paused for a second, then began...)

'Well, I make kids work harder than they ever thought they could.

I make a C+ feel like the Congressional Medal of Honor.

I make kids sit through 40 minutes of class time when their parents can't make them sit for 5 without an I Pod, Game Cube or movie rental.

You want to know what I make?' (She paused again and looked at each and every person at the table.)

''I make kids wonder.

I make them question.

I make them apologize and mean it.

I make them have respect and take responsibility for their actions.

I teach them to write and then I make them write. Keyboarding isn't everything.

I make them read, read, read.

I make them show all their work in math. They use their God given brain, not the man-made calculator.

I make my students from other countries learn everything they need to know in English while preserving their unique cultural identity.

I make my classroom a place where all my students feel safe.

I make my students stand, placing their hand over their heart to say the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag, One Nation Under God, because we live in this country.

Finally, I make them understand that if they use the gifts they were given, work hard, and follow their hearts, they can succeed in life.'

(Bonnie paused one last time and then continued.)

'Then, when people try to judge me by what I make, with me knowing money isn't everything, I can hold my head up high and pay no attention because they are ignorant... You want to know what I make?

I MAKE A DIFFERENCE . What do you make Mr. CEO?'

His jaw dropped, he went silent.

(Tq to Mr. Chong and Mr. A4 for this)






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4 ulasan:

    Tukang cerita berkata...

    Tiche...

    Selamat hari tiche...
    semoga mnjadi faveret tiche...

    :)

  1. ... on 15 Mei 2009 5:14 PG  
  2. dZana berkata...

    selamat hari guru za.. smga mjadi guru yg cemerlang n sntiasa dlm keberkatan..amin..

  3. ... on 15 Mei 2009 7:50 PG  
  4. yong ibu chem berkata...

    cikgu ultramama : Selamat Hari Guru..dan semoga kita berjaya menjadi pendidik yang cemerlang dan sangat terbilang!

  5. ... on 15 Mei 2009 4:09 PTG  
  6. kak ina kl berkata...

    salam ultramama..tak apalah..dah tanggungjawab kamu...nak wish selamat hari guru..walaupun agak terlambat.

    apa khabarlah adik kamu tu..

  7. ... on 22 Mei 2009 5:27 PG