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All You Need To Know About Teachers’ Day – The Birthday Of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

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The first person everyone looks up is to their teacher. They are the only souls that impart wisdom to you without expecting anything in return. A good teacher would do anything to see their student excel in life. Being a teacher requires selflessness. On Teachers’ day, such compassionate hardworking Teachers are appreciated, that is why we celebrate teacher’s day on 5th September. This article will share a glance at how to make cards for teachers’ day and why Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan’s birthday is celebrated as teachers’ day.

“The influence of teachers extends beyond the classroom, well into the future”.

– F. Sionil Jose

Why We Celebrate Teacher’s Day?

Teacher’s day is celebrated on the 5th of September every year. Honour all the teachers for their tireless efforts and their hard work is the reason why we celebrate teacher’s day.

Celebrating teacher’s day showcases the affection, attachment and love for their teachers. Students make sure that their teachers are happy and full of joy on this day.

Whose Birthday Is Celebrated As Teachers’ Day?

The birthday of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan is celebrated as Teachers’ Day in India. Most of his remarkable works are in the field of philosophy.

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About Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was born 5th of September, 1888. He was a scholar and philosopher and an excellent teacher. Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was;

  • the first Vice-President
  • the Second President of the country India.

His birthday was declared as a teachers’ day in order to honour him and remember his outstanding approach toward his students. Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan majored in Philosophy at Madras Christian College, Chennai. He then worked as a professor in another college in Chennai – “Madras Presidency College”.

How Is Teacher’s Day Celebrated?

They are usually celebrated by performing dances, singing, enacting plays and other events in schools and colleges to honour the job role of teachers. Students give gifts to their teachers or make greeting cards for them.

The current generation of students tends to upload pictures and update stories on social media platforms for their favourite teachers. Students conduct games for their teachers and award them with gifts and make their teacher’s day more memorable.

How To Make Cards For Teachers Day?

Wondering how to make cards for teachers day? Well, you buy cards from gift shops or you can make them all by yourself to give a unique look. Making a card for your teacher is easy and can be done in a creative manner. Follow these below-mentioned steps to make a beautiful card for your favourite teacher.

  1. Take a sheet of colour paper or any other sheet and fold it into two. You can make use of velvet sheets, oil papers, glitter paper, foam sheets, etc
  2. Decorate the sheet by sticking pictures or stickers which might seem pleasant to your teacher. Make sure to not overcrowd the front of the sheet with stickers.
  3. Write a small note or a poem about your favourite teacher on the inside. (Make use of different colour pens, sketches, crayons, glitter pens, paint, etc)
  4. Write your actual name or the name in which your teacher calls you behind the sheet.
  5. Voila, a beautiful self-made card for your teacher is ready.

Give it to your teacher and capture their expression when they receive it. Their expression is everything. Below are some of the ideas you can opt for:

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