six-word teacher descriptions

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We owe a great deal to our teachers. StudentsFirst is holding a contest, to describe excellent teaching in just six words. The finalists are below; you can vote here.

Encouraging the discouraged to defy obstacles.
Karen M., Illinois

Building confidence; Opening doors; Shaping futures.
Stephanie C., Oklahoma

Teachers hold the ladders students climb.
Rebecca H., Pennsylvania

Handing out keys to the world.
Ann Marie O., Michigan

Stretching imaginations, expanding knowledge, multiplying opportunities.
Adam S., Arizona

Changing the world by expecting excellence.
Amanda T., Illinois

Teachers illuminate darkness to reveal ~read more~

so may we categorize: