Today is Teacher Appreciation Day in the US. Do you appreciate your teacher? Probably not. But if they're good then you probably should. After, school can be kind of boring, and so it takes a very special kind of teacher to stop you from falling asleep at your desk every day.

Check out this list, compiled by Bored Panda, for our favorite examples of awesome teachers. Some of them skateboard to work every day, some of them have 'I want to marry Justin Bieber' embossed on their pencils to stop students from stealing them, and some of them confiscate their student's phones just so they can take selfies with them. Let us know which ones are your favorites, and don't forget to tell us all about your own favorite teachers in the comments below. After all, while boring teachers are never remembered, awesome teachers are remembered forever.

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This Iranian Boy Has Cancer, Yet His Teacher Comes To Visit Him Everyday In Hospital To Fill Him In On What He Has Missed At School

This Iranian Boy Has Cancer, Yet His Teacher Comes To Visit Him Everyday In Hospital To Fill Him In On What He Has Missed At School

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Roos
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3 years ago

That is a teacher with a big heart!

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#2

A University Student Brought Her Baby To Class Because She Couldn’t Afford To Leave Him With A Nanny. When He Started Crying, Her Professor Scooped Him Up In His Arms And Calmed Him Down, All The Time Without Breaking Off His Lecture

A University Student Brought Her Baby To Class Because She Couldn’t Afford To Leave Him With A Nanny. When He Started Crying, Her Professor Scooped Him Up In His Arms And Calmed Him Down, All The Time Without Breaking Off His Lecture

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Amber Ice
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3 years ago

That is just awesome! How tolerate! You don't see that everyday.. Or ever!

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#3

A Teacher Finds One Of His Students Among The Rubble Caused By The Tornado In Moore, Ok

A Teacher Finds One Of His Students Among The Rubble Caused By The Tornado In Moore, Ok

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Nancy E
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3 years ago

This picture tugs at our heartstrings!

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#4

This Is My Gay Teacher The Day After One Of His Students Said, "I'm Glad Gays Can't Marry Here. They Scare Me, Kinda Like Clowns."

This Is My Gay Teacher The Day After One Of His Students Said, "I'm Glad Gays Can't Marry Here. They Scare Me, Kinda Like Clowns."

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Spinaap
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3 years ago

owned

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#5

Teachers Come To School In Pajamas To Protest Finals Being Held At 7 In The Morning

Teachers Come To School In Pajamas To Protest Finals Being Held At 7 In The Morning

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Sreejith
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3 years ago

A good teacher will be always with student's side when they are right

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#6

Teacher Wears Same Clothes In School Pictures For 40 Years

Teacher Wears Same Clothes In School Pictures For 40 Years

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Amber Ice
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3 years ago

I like this!

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#7

After This Teacher Complimented A Student On His Shoes, The Whole Class Chipped In To Get Him The Same Pair For Christmas

After This Teacher Complimented A Student On His Shoes, The Whole Class Chipped In To Get Him The Same Pair For Christmas

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Sreejith
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3 years ago

nice gesture students...

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#8

One Of My Female Students Was Smoking In The Bathroom So I'm Sitting Outside Til She Done So I Can Suspend Her Ass

One Of My Female Students Was Smoking In The Bathroom So I'm Sitting Outside Til She Done So I Can Suspend Her Ass

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Tiny Dynamine
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3 years ago

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If you speak like that, you shouldn't be allowed to be a teacher.

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#9

The Teacher Didn't Have A Map, So He Drew One By Himself.

The Teacher Didn't Have A Map, So He Drew One By Himself.

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Ismail Smile
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3 years ago

the fact is that is the true size of asia in comparison with the rest

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#10

A Student Wakes Up To His Teacher Clapping In Front Of Him And He Does The Same

A Student Wakes Up To His Teacher Clapping In Front Of Him And He Does The Same

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Roos
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3 years ago

Hihihi that is a funny way to wake a student haha

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#11

Teacher Changes Hairstyle To Support Bullied Little Girl

Teacher Changes Hairstyle To Support Bullied Little Girl

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Talia Johnson
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3 years ago

Real awesomeness right here

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#12

Physics Teacher Explains What Liquids Are

Physics Teacher Explains What Liquids Are

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Maria Lazaridou
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3 years ago

That's true. I've witnessed it several times.

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#13

Teacher Promises If Whole Class Get's An A On Test, He'll Wear A Scooby Doo Costume And Bring A Kid's Champagne. Class Did Their Best, He Came As Promised

Teacher Promises If Whole Class Get's An A On Test, He'll Wear A Scooby Doo Costume And Bring A Kid's Champagne. Class Did Their Best, He Came As Promised

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ADHORTATOR
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3 years ago

a promise is a promise :-)

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#14

One Of The English Teachers At My Highschool Put This In The Hall Outside Her Door

One Of The English Teachers At My Highschool Put This In The Hall Outside Her Door

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Jörg Zingler
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3 years ago

Muhahhaha :)

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#15

Three Teachers Always Come Up With Something New For Their Yearbook Pictures

Three Teachers Always Come Up With Something New For Their Yearbook Pictures

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Sreejith
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3 years ago

what a friendship at work.... claps

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#16

Teacher Draws Stunning Chalkboard Drawings To Inspire His Students

Teacher Draws Stunning Chalkboard Drawings To Inspire His Students

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Sreejith
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3 years ago

How can someone clean the board then !!!!

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#17

Teacher Skates To His Classes Everyday

Teacher Skates To His Classes Everyday

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Sreejith
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3 years ago

I just remember Ross in FRIENDS

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#18

Friend Of Mine's Math Teacher Responds To A Doodle He Drew On His Test

Friend Of Mine's Math Teacher Responds To A Doodle He Drew On His Test

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Emre
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3 years ago

bwahahaa a laughed so hard on this one

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#19

Teacher Finds Abandoned Kittens Near School - This Is How She Teaches Her Class

Teacher Finds Abandoned Kittens Near School - This Is How She Teaches Her Class

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MagicalUnicorn
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3 years ago

aww... i would have trouble paying attention in that class

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#20

During Their Break, Students Discover What Their Teacher Is Drinking

During Their Break, Students Discover What Their Teacher Is Drinking

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Đen Nguyễn
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3 years ago

haha, that's pretty awesome

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#21

The School I Work At Is Pushing Us To "Get Kids Interested In Learning" After Hearing A Series Of Clinks And Clangs, I See Our History Teacher Walking Through The Halls

The School I Work At Is Pushing Us To "Get Kids Interested In Learning" After Hearing A Series Of Clinks And Clangs, I See Our History Teacher Walking Through The Halls

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Kjorn
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3 years ago

remember for history class we Watch Excalibur '81. teacher turn the tv toward him during the 'sex' scene. He makes us Watch also lot of Astérix too

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#22

Best Homework Ever

Best Homework Ever

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MagicalUnicorn
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3 years ago

actually conditioned before shampoo makes hear really soft and voluminous, i do it regularly

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#23

My Daughter's 4th Grade Teacher (In His Late 50s) Woke Up 4 Hours Early To Do His Costume, He Also Goes To Every One Of His Students' Events, Regardless If They Are School Related Or Not. He Loves What He Does And He Deserves A Teacher Of The Decade Award

My Daughter's 4th Grade Teacher (In His Late 50s) Woke Up 4 Hours Early To Do His Costume, He Also Goes To Every One Of His Students' Events, Regardless If They Are School Related Or Not. He Loves What He Does And He Deserves A Teacher Of The Decade Award

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Roos
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3 years ago

Also a teacher with a big heart for his students

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#24

This Math Teacher Solves For 'x'-mas

This Math Teacher Solves For 'x'-mas

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Dragomir Boiadzhiev
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3 years ago

And it's correct imho

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#25

First-grade Teacher Lets Students Draw On Her Dress For Last Day Of School

First-grade Teacher Lets Students Draw On Her Dress For Last Day Of School

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Hans
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3 years ago

Looks surprisingly nice...

Péter Lehoczki
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3 years ago

And the drawings aren't bad either...

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Kim Cintron
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3 years ago

Not quite accurate. She's brought material in, let the students Color on it, then made the dress from the fabric.

astrid_smith
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3 years ago

and how do you know?

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Luca DeCubellis
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3 years ago

this is cute... but imagine if it was a high school teacher

John Polyak
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3 years ago

The dress is as beautiful as she is.

Hope Smith
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3 years ago

I did that too with my kindergartens

Charles Adams
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3 years ago

Miss frizzle is that you?

Rose Brien Harrington
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1 year ago

That's a lovely idea

Mary Waisanen
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1 year ago

She didn't let them draw on it. She took their art and had it made into a fabric and then into a dress :) Still awesome concept!

The Bee Kwami
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3 years ago

best dress ever!!!!!!!!

J Chesney
Community Member
3 years ago

My 3rd grade teacher did this too. Actually, we drew on the material, and she made the dress. 1972 or 1973.

Kira Thesloth
Community Member
3 years ago

Ooh, she should do one every year but only bring certain pre-coordinated marker colors each time! I bet the reults would be gorgeous!

Candy Alyssa
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3 years ago

Teacher has some nice heels

Kjorn
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3 years ago

did she took it off for that?

❤❤❤❤❤DOGS
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3 years ago

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Probably not

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Mary Little
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3 years ago

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I'm surprised she let kids get that close to her boob

BoredBunny
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3 years ago

She most probably let the kids draw on material, and make the material into a dress.

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#26

Chemistry Teacher Has A Sense Of Humor

Chemistry Teacher Has A Sense Of Humor

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Spinaap
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3 years ago

Romance in chemistry

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#27

This Is What My Art Teacher Does In His Spare Time

This Is What My Art Teacher Does In His Spare Time

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Janice Foster
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3 years ago

Amazing!

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#28

Teacher Breaks Down Into Tears When His Students Give Him A Birthday Cake

Teacher Breaks Down Into Tears When His Students Give Him A Birthday Cake

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Amber Ice
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3 years ago

How cute

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#29

Pure Evil

Pure Evil

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Roos
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3 years ago

Form b is the meanest

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#30

When You're A Teacher But Also A Mother, So You Make Sure Your Students Are Fed Before Their State Exam (3 Days) This Upcoming Week.

When You're A Teacher But Also A Mother, So You Make Sure Your Students Are Fed Before Their State Exam (3 Days) This Upcoming Week.

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Roos
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3 years ago

That is really sweet and caring of her!

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#31

Teacher Of The Year Award Goes To

Teacher Of The Year Award Goes To

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Roos
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3 years ago

Awesome hahaha!

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#32

Got My Phone Taken Away By A Teacher, Got It Back Like This.

Got My Phone Taken Away By A Teacher, Got It Back Like This.

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Daria B
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3 years ago

This reminds me of a funny teacher in high school, when a colleague was texting during class, she took his phone and put it on her desk (to give it back to him after class, of course, as many teachers do). Then he received a call, she answered it.

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#33

Look What I Got From My Teacher

Look What I Got From My Teacher

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tweetybird
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3 years ago

all of my teachers would give me this

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#34

Principal Thinks Of A Genius Fundraiser - 1 Dollar For A Piece Of Tape

Principal Thinks Of A Genius Fundraiser - 1 Dollar For A Piece Of Tape

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Roos
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3 years ago

That fundraiser worked good hahaha

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#35

Art Teacher Makes Monster Statues With His Students And Places Them In Random Areas In Montana

Art Teacher Makes Monster Statues With His Students And Places Them In Random Areas In Montana

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ADHORTATOR
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3 years ago

That'S awesome.... I imagine myself, driving there by night ....

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