Teachers know as well as anyone
else how nice it feels to receive gifts
Throughout each school year,
teachers receive cards or gifts from
students and their families; but how
often do teachers show appreciation
for one another? The opportunities
are certainly there.
If you have worked with, or
continually work with, any teacher
or office staff that goes out of their
way to provide assistance to you,
your students, or other people, you
have the opportunity to show
And hence, you have the
opportunity to encourage this
person and brighten their day. Here
are a few ways you can show that
you appreciate the job someone
else is doing.
When you want to offer a special gift
to someone at your school, consider
the lanyard. Today, ID badge
lanyards are available in many
different styles and themes that
Providing all the same convenience
for carrying keys or badges, lanyards
today can also look very polished
When you work closely with
someone, you can get to know their
likes and dislikes. Perhaps you know
of a special hobby or interest a
fellow teacher has.
This makes giving them a small gift
easier; as you can tailor it to their
Teachers can always use helping
hands, as you are well aware.
Showing appreciation for a fellow
teacher doesn’t have to be done
with gifts that you purchase; it could
be done by helping them where you
Perhaps you can take their lunch
duty for a day to give them time
away. Acts of service are kind and
There are many ways you can
provide service to a fellow teacher
that won’t interfere with your own
This is a gift that costs nothing and
leaves you both feeling great.
Another gift that costs nothing is
that of a note. Teachers like to hear
that they have done well at
something; we all do.
If you know another teacher who
has gone out of their way, taught
you something, inspired you or
somehow helped you, tell them.
. It doesn’t get any simpler than
that! Keep blank note cards in your
desk so you can write notes to
others when the opportunity arises.
It pays to just say thanks.
Receiving accolades from peers is a
high honor that professionals love to
be treated to.
In the school setting, there is no
need to leave the praise to students
Teachers can and should take it
upon themselves to continually life
one another up and encourage
those around them.
Doing so can only result in a more
For more information about
lanyards and beaded lanyards,