#WhyITeach - Support World Teacher Day & get $5 to spend on TES!

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On Sunday, October 4th and on Monday, October 5th, World Teachers' Day, the TES community tweeted with the  about their reasons for or favorite thing about teaching  to celebrate the profession, and received a $5 voucher to spend on TES resources. View their story.

If you tweeted, you were contacted by one of our Twitter gurus Becky Doles or Betty Ho with details on collecting your voucher. This offer ended at 11:59pm PST on Monday night. 

Others in the TES family, including Blendspace and Wikispaces users, also shared .

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#WhyITeach tweets from TES:

A bunch of us at TES used to teach, and so we're also joining in on the conversation! Check out our tweets below for inspiration:

Ritu Virmani (content): Seeing Ben try to read at the beginning of the year and then his face when he's reached grade level is   

Emily Schickli (marketing): That magic moment when my student asks a critical question, stumbles upon a thesis, and becomes excited about  is  

Gabe Baker (content): Because it's challenging, rewarding, transformative, and fun! #whyiteach @tesusa

Erica Magnussen (content): Project Based Learning inside an inflatable Cell Membrane #Cellfie #WhyITeach @tesusa

Betty Ho (marketing): @tesusa my students inspire me to grow and learn right alongside them! #WhyITeach

#WhyITeach tweets from the TES community

Tweet and yours could be featured! 

@pidvas#WhyITeach Because every child flowers during teaching process and I love to see them flower -Praful Sheth

@CoachRVinson: @tesusa #WhyITeach #WorldTeachersDay I luv helping others/seeing them learn. I also luv seeing others reach their goals by serving them.

@liezelbrooks@tesusa #WhyITeach I teach because I love those "ah ha" moments!

@MarcymdT: I had teachers growing up who made a lasting difference in my life and my success. #WhyITeach @tesusa

@jennriddle82:Because they are the leaders of our future. #WhyITeach @tesusa

@yvonnecarlisle: #WhyITeach @tesusa What else would allow me to touch the future everyday? To laugh,cry, worry and work harder than I ever imagined possible?

@SciteachBoni: @tesusa Ss show me a different perspective, every day. #WhyITeach

@LeaSol02: I love being a teacher and see the small changes I can make in others lives @tesusa #WhyITeach

@raquelcaradine: @tesusa Sometimes (during quiet time, of course) my students yell out "we love you teacher" and "you're the funnest teacher ever" #whyiteach

@MissTantillo #WhyITeach @blendspace I love challenging others and myself. High expectations result in better performance. http://t.co/rPWMBKpxxy