The Teacher’s Amusement Center

July 17, 2007

What Do Teachers Make?

Filed under: Taylor Mali,Video,What Teachers Make — sciencefun @ 9:27 am

You’ve probably had a version of this poem sent to you through some annoying mass email from a well meaning colleague. I happened to find a recording of the original version and the original poet, Taylor Mali.

While I’m not much of a pep-rally, “Hooray for us poor, unappreciated teachers” kinda guy, I did really enjoy this.


  1. Cheers to y’all!
    Now, can we get the vidiots who don’t think their education makes a difference realize that it can make all the difference?

    Thanks for teaching,
    Bob Griffin
    Former Student

    Comment by Robert Griffin — July 18, 2007 @ 3:04 pm | Reply

  2. I have sat through that dinner. Thank you for posting this wonderful, wonderful video. It brought tears to my eyes.

    Comment by catt — July 18, 2007 @ 7:27 pm | Reply

  3. Glad you guys enjoyed the video.

    I find it always helps to ask those types of people who they got their degree from. They seem to get a bit flustered (or make exceptions that Professors aren’t really teachers).

    Comment by sciencefun — July 19, 2007 @ 10:13 am | Reply

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