|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|
What do you remember about the best teacher you ever had? What was his or her name?
There is something about a great teacher that makes us even remember their name. We are forever grateful to them so I thought I'd give us a chance to pay a tribute to that teacher we will never forget.
There have been a few great teachers in my life, but the top would be L.A. Smith (I never knew her first name) who was my college English professor for both English Comp and Technical Writing. Until I took her classes I hated writing any kind of paper. Besides teaching me about writing styles and using proper grammar (I still make mistakes), the best lesson she taught me was to "write about something you have a passion for". Even though she never knew I wanted to write a novel, it was because of her encouragement and support of my other writing that I made the attempt and succeeded at becoming a novelist.
What a great gift she gave to you. I know that you will be forever grateful for one who helped you bring once invisible worlds to life, and be able to share those worlds with others.
There are a few that stand out to me.
In elementary school out was Mrs.Smith, my 1st & 4th grade teacher.
In middle school, it was Mr. Ksenich and Mr. Orr.
In high school, it was Mr. Miller.
What stands out to me was their kindness, patience and love. They all treated me with respect, as an equal. They saw my potential and encouraged it. They not only spoke important things to my mind and heart, but they actually listened to me as well. They took the time to know me, advise me, not just school advice, but words I could take with me for life. They made me feel important.
I thank each of them for their contributions to who I became. Most importantly, I thank the Lord for placing them in my life at just the right times.
God bless you.
You just wrote the best guide book ever for any new teacher wondering how to be an effective educator. This is so on the target.
Thank you for appreciating a part of my history and the wonderful teachers that impacted my life greatly...
His name was Marty Hudkins and he taught Algebra. He was also the football coach. I was moved to his 9th grade class when I was failing 8th grade Honors Algebra. He had a reputation for being gruff and mean. I was terrified. (My 8th grade algebra teacher had told me I was too stupid to understand advanced math, and here I was now with 9th graders.)
Mr. Hudkins tutored me before and after school until I was one of the top two A students in his class. I don't remember encouragement or praise from him, just a gruff "Now, we're back on track" when my grades started improving.
Once I was actually IN high school, his reputation was still as gruff and mean, but I was his biggest defender and would wave and smile when I saw him. His dedication helped me learn, even though he wasn't warm and fuzzy like other favorite teachers I've had.
Daisy ~ I have a VERY similar story. I even wrote a little about in the hub where I paid tribute to my grandmother. Ahhh..I was so happy to get with a better math teacher who taught me that all problems can be solved if we have an open mind.
by Kristi Sharp5 years ago
Who was the best teacher or professor you ever had? What made that teacher so great?
by Jason Marovich7 months ago
Did you ever play table top Dungeons & Dragons? What do you remember about it?Do you still play today? How often? Where?
by Marc Lee14 months ago
What's the worst job you have ever held? What about the best? What Did you Like or hate?
by Mygell7 years ago
Many say that it is always the best thing for us to learn.To get indulged into it so as to know what and how it feels .
by Mark Knowles10 years ago
DJ -This is your purview and I love what you are doing here.So, I have a question - Is this not the best Rock and Roll song ever?http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w2ybQuhQv8gIf not, what is a better song?
by Rina Pinto6 years ago
So who do you think is the Best teacher You or Jesus?Please think of this question well and answer accordingly. Remember, Jesus has equipped us with the necessities. The Holy Bible is before us, Jesus was our Great...
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.