Teachers Are People Too

Teachers. You see these people every day. They help you learn and pass down information to you. But we often take our teachers for granted. There is an intense amount of work that goes on behind the scenes to curate lesson plans and rehearsal schedules, and sometimes the only reward a teacher gets is watching their students succeed from afar.

If you get a chance (and genuinely feel this way) tell your teachers how much they have helped you. Let your teachers know that they are doing a good job. Or if they are not making sense to you, talk to them and let them know you're having trouble understanding what they are teaching.

Sometimes there is a disconnect between students and teachers, but we are all here for the same goal. There are some really bad teachers out there, and sometimes you can't avoid that, but there are a lot of great teachers out there and it helps more than you know to say something encouraging to them. Just like you need to feel like what you're doing matters, so do they. Teachers are people too and letting them know when they are doing a good job could even help motivate them to get better at what they do!

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