A teacher’s impact lasts a lifetime.
Everyone remembers that teacher who made a difference. The one who went the extra mile to truly affect lives, whose lessons carried as much importance outside the classroom as inside. This book is a celebration of those teachers who continue to make an impact. A collection of stories from some of the country’s top educators, this book is a celebration of teachers’ work, and motivation for them to continue. Joseph Underwood has collected stories from each of the twenty-eight 2004 Disney Teacher™ of the Year honorees. And every story celebrates a different obstacle they overcame, the power and know-how needed to triumph, and the reward granted upon beating the odds. It’s the perfect gift for anyone in or considering the profession. This collection is sure to inspire, celebrate, and motivate those people who make the biggest difference in everyone’s life.
About the Author
Joseph W. Underwood, EdD, NBCT, is the Leading Learner of an Entertainment Technologies Academy at Miami High School in Miami, Florida. Underwood was selected as a Disney TeacherTM of the Year Award Honoree in 2004, a USA Today All-Star Teacher in 2005, and, in 2006, participated in the Toyota International Teacher Program of study in the Galapagos Islands.