In various educational roles, we frequently ask: What system? What action? and What processes result in the most effective learning? Researchers have repeatedly found that the ability of the teacher makes a significant difference in the success of the student. This book is a collection of 20 inspirational stories about real teachers who have made a positive difference in the lives of individual students. These rich accounts show how one day at a time, student by student, year after year, a good teacher makes a change in students' lives. Discussion questions are provided for each story. Recommended for future teachers, preservice and inservice teachers, retired teachers, and teacher educators.