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Main : Learning & Teaching

 Stories 
A Lesson to Teach  (by: Elizabeth S. Unger)
Her name was Mrs. Thompson. As she stood in front of her 5th grade class on the very first day of school, she told the children a lie.
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All the Good Things  (by: Sister Helen P. Mrosia)
He was in the first third grade class I taught at Saint Mary's School in Morris, Minn. All 34 of my students were dear to me, but Mark Eklund was one in a million. Very neat in appearance, but had that happy-to-be-alive attitude that made even his occasional mischieviousness delightful.
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Bell Teacher  (by: Author Unknown)
A new student approached the Zen master and asked how he should prepare himself for his training.
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Boy Under the Tree, The  (by: David Coleman and Kevin Randall)
In the summer recess between freshman and sophomore years in college, I was invited to be an instructor at a high school leadership camp hosted by a college in Michigan. I was already highly involved in most campus activities, and I jumped at the opportunity.
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Dependence  (by: Anthony de Mello, SJ)
"A man came to the market with a shopping list and lost it. When to his great joy he found it again, he read it eagerly, held on to it till he had done his shopping -- then threw it away as a useless scrap of paper."
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Disciplehood  (by: Author Unknown)
When the great Sufi mystic, Hasan, was dying, somebody asked "Hasan, who was your master?"
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Emptying Your Cup  (by: Author Unknown)
A university professor went to visit a famous Zen master. While the master quietly served tea, the professor talked about Zen. The master poured the visitor's cup to the brim, and then kept pouring. The professor watched the overflowing cup until he could no longer restrain himself.
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Genius Tailor, The  (by: Author Unknown)
It seems that a man had gone to the tailor to have a suit made cheaply, bu when the suit was finished and he went to try it on, it didn't fit him at all.
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Hand, The  (by: Author Unknown)
A Thanksgiving Day editorial in the newspaper told of a school teacher who asked her class of first-graders to draw a picture of something they were thankful for.
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Hit that Ball, Willie  (by: Bill Greer)
Growing up in southeastern Michigan there was one certainty in life for a young boy that was nuts about baseball: you were a Detroit Tigers fan.
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