A Special Spelling Lesson

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“How do you spell love?” —Piglet “You don’t spell it, you feel it.” —Pooh

Happy Valentine’s Day! For this special day, we once again turn to A. A. Milne and Winnie the Pooh for the last quotation in our Heartfelt Quotation Series by PeachQuotes Studio™.

Share this poster with the important people in your life as a reminder of what is really important to our hearts and why on this Valentine’s Day, spelling love is definitely less important that feeling it.

We hope you’ve enjoyed our Heartfelt Quotation Series by PeachQuotes Studio™. What do you love about teaching?

Do you have a favorite quotation you’d like to see our PeachQuotes Studio™ designers turn into a poster? Let us know by posting the quotation and the author below! Be sure to share why this quotation is one of your faves, too!

And, of course, Happy Valentine’s Day to the amazing teachers in the Teacher Peach community, all of whom deserve our appreciation, respect, and thanks—every day of the year. Your work definitely sparks our hearts!

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Eyes in the Back of Your Heart?

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Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye. —H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow! From hearts to candy and roses to handmade treats, this is a day for love and appreciation. For this second to last installment in our Heartfelt Quotation Series by PeachQuotes Studio™, enjoy this meaningful quotation by H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Our hearts have a heightened ability to “see” that which may not be obvious to the eye. Our hearts see deeply, detecting the unspoken and sensing the hand that has not yet been shown. Perhaps this is why teachers seem to have bigger hearts than others?

What has your heart seen and detected in a student or class that were not immediately within your line of vision?

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Heart Bright, Heart Right!

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No beauty shines brighter than that of a good heart. —Author Unknown

Warm your heart with this beauty of a motivational quotation from Teacher Peach’s Heartfelt Quotation Series by PeachQuotes Studio™. We work so hard to teach students to be their best selves, to do the right things in the right ways, and to help others to do the same. In a world that often focuses on material items and external attributes, this deeper message about the power to shine from the inside out is all about leading with a good heart.

What shining moments will you share about teaching?

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Teaching about Caring

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The hardest thing to teach is how to care. —Unknown

Today, for the fourteenth installment in Teacher Peach’s Heartfelt Quotation Series by PeachQuotes Studio™, we feature a little gem of a motivational quote that hits home for teachers. If it takes one to know one, then it definitely takes one to teach many. As a teacher who cares, you are best able to teach your students to care. This is a very tough life lesson and not one that comes with standards or objectives, other than your own highest of a personal nature. Teachers model even when it isn’t obvious.

What helps you teach your students to care?

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Follow Your Heart

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When you are not sure which way to go, it is always wise to follow your heart. —Author Unknown

Enjoy this lucky quote 13 in our Heartfelt Quotation Series by PeachQuotes Studio™. Teachers have a “teacher’s instinct,” a gut-level awareness that often leads teachers to make subtle discoveries, deeper connections, or rightfully “see with eyes in the backs of their head!”

Yet even with this acknowledged heightened awareness, it is not always clear which path to chose, which decision to make, or which option to exercise when it comes to helping students help themselves. Teachers know that this particular rule of thumb is all about following your heart to find the right answers when the tests of the day come from life itself.

When did it serve you to follow your heart to help a student?

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All in a Day’s Teaching

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A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind, and touches a heart. —Unknown

Enjoy this charming motivational quotation from Teacher Peach’s Heartfelt Quotation Series by PeachQuotes Studio™. We all know how busy teachers are and this quotation from an unknown source says it all. Even before a day’s first lesson plan begins, a teacher does so much. Taking a hand, opening a mind, and touching a heart? For many teachers, this all happened even before the first bell!

What did you do this morning before the first bell rang?

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Teacher Hearts Are Bigger Than Ever!

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Your heart is slightly bigger than the average human heart, but that’s because you’re a teacher. —Aaron Bacall

For quotation #11 in Teacher Peach’s Heartfelt Quotation Series by PeachQuotes Studio™, we feature a quote from famed cartoonist, Aaron Bacall.

This quotation resonated with everyone at PeachQuotes Studio™ for one simple reason—from where we sit, this is absolutely true! Teachers MUST have more than slightly-bigger-than-average-sized human hearts—because you are teachers.

If hearts grow because of the love they receive and the differences they make, of course, teacher hearts are oversized. In today’s world of jumbo this and extra-large that, at Teacher Peach, we know that teacher hearts are definitely super-sized—the perfect portion as far as we’re concerned. Thank you for your big hearts!

How has teaching helped your heart to grow?

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A Big Heart Shapes Little Minds

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It takes a big heart to shape little minds. —Unknown

Enjoy today’s motivational quotation from Teacher Peach’s Heartfelt Quotation Series by PeachQuotes Studio™. When we selected the image for this powerful little quote, the coffee beans tickled our fancy. We hear from so many teachers that they definitely benefit from having a big heart as they shape little minds—and that a good cup of coffee doesn’t hurt one little bit, either!

How do you fuel your days en route to your classroom? Is it coffee and a big heart that gets your day going? Is it a brisk run with the dog?

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Educating Both Mind and Heart

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Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. —Aristotle

As the ninth installment in Teacher Peach’s Heartfelt Quotation Series by PeachQuotes Studio™ depicts, even in Aristotle’s time teachers played a major role in shaping the futures of their students as well as influencing history through their work. By educating both minds and hearts, teachers help students to place and process the concepts their minds are retaining. It is only through knowing what to do with the education they receive, that students can possibly grow to their highest levels.

When were you able to weave together a learning experience that reached your students in both their minds and hearts? Those are the truest teachable moments—an education of which even Aristotle would approve.

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Teaching from the Heart

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The best teachers teach from the heart, not the book. —Anonymous

Even in today’s digital age when so many people question the merits of teaching from static textbooks versus interactive, real-time digital devices, no manner of content can replace the impact of teaching from the heart, not the book or digital device, no matter how interactive that content may be.

As this motivational quotation in PeachQuotes Studio™ Heartfelt Quotation Series validates, the reasons within a teacher’s commitment to teach provide the powerful foundation for learning to begin.

 What is at the heart of your love of teaching?

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