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What's the most memorable thing a teacher has said to you?

Mar 2, 2015

Lois Jones, Artist & Teacher
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Most of us can remember an influential teacher, or a significant moment we had with a former teacher.

Whether they were words of advice or words that put you in your place, these teachable moments can ring in your ears from school days gone by. 

So what's the most memorable thing a teacher has said to you?

We'd love to hear these teachable moments from you.

So find your favorite way to record a message and send it over to us, or share it on your favorite social media app with the hashtag #teachablemoment.

Here are some teachable moments we've collected so far:

Michigan Radio's development officer Courtney F. keeps this yogic wisdom nearby:

A reminder to be patient.

Bryan Reverman learned about global competition from his high school teacher:

And here's how one young woman learned by example from her grandmother:

Share your teachable moment!

Tell us your name, teacher name, name of your school, and your teacher's words.  

And here are some ways you can get a recording to us: 

CALL: Tell us by calling (248) 962-3806 and leaving a message. 

RECORD WITH YOUR PHONE: Use a recording app on your phone and e-mail the file, using a share button, to teachablemoment@michiganradio.org.

UPLOAD TO SOUNDCLOUD: Upload your recording to our group on SoundCloud, #TeachableMoment.

RECORD YOUR MESSAGE HERE: You can use the recorder below.

If recording audio isn't your bag, share your #teachablemoment with everyone by writing it here in Pixelcite and share it on Twitter. Don't forget to include the hashtag: #teachablemoment.

Bring the words of your former teacher back to life!

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