"A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind and touches a heart” has been printed on many gift items, such as posters, mugs, hats and T-shirts. “A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind, touches a heart” has been cited in print since at least 1993 and is of unknown authorship.
13 October 1993, The News Herald (Panama City, FL), “Lucille Moore Elementary honors namesake” by Audra DeClark, pg. 1D, col. 2:
Among the gifts tucked away in the busy Lucille Moore Elementary School cafeteria was an apple design basket with the inscription: “A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind, touches a heart.”
Need quotes for teacher of preschool/handicapped
Posted 05-30-00 02:17 PM
A Teacher Takes a hand, Opens a mind, Touches a heart, Shapes the future”
Society of American Florists
A Teacher Touches a Heart by Roman, Inc. features the teacher’s apple and the verse: “A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind and touches a heart.”
Chicken Soup for the Teacher’s Soul:
Stories to Open the Hearts and Rekindle the Spirits of Educators
By Jack L. Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen
Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications, Inc.
Takes a hand
Opens a mind
Touches a heart
Shapes the future.
Date Posted: 08:36:30 09/12/02 Thu
Subject: Teacher/school sayings
A teacher takes a hand…
opens a mind…
and touches a heart.
27 March 2003, San Gabriel Valley Tribune (West Covina, CA),” France simply wrong”:
Quoting one student, “A teacher takes a hand, touches a heart, opens a mind and shapes a future.”
Washington (DC) Jewish Week
Wednesday, January 10, 2007
Passion for quotes sets me to action
by Lisa Michelle Vise
Collecting quotes is a discovery process that reflects my curiosity and interest in diabetes and many other subjects. I want to share my passion for
words, ideas and learning by becoming an elementary school teacher. “A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind, and touches a heart.” I am eager to
stretch the minds and stir the hearts of my students and others by sharing some of the quotes that have inspired me.
This Life I Live
Thursday, May 17, 2012
A Teacher Takes A Hand, Opens A Mind, & Touches A Heart
So many things change when you become a parent. Each year, I overcome a new obstacle in my life as a parent.