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How to Spot a Great Teacher

Truly bad teaching is a really easy thing to spot because kids or whomever is being taught don’t learn and oftentimes feel a disconnect with their peers, with what they are learning and with their education.  763 more words


Our Greatest Teachers

Sometimes our greatest teachers are professors or people with doctorates and masters’ degrees. But more often than not, they’re the person right next to you. 165 more words

Who We Are

Teachers: What Life is All About

I was talking with a wise friend a few days ago and I heard him say,  “Life is all about big people helping little people become big people.”  He didn’t take credit for the quote.  694 more words


Will We be Able to See Another Great Teacher Like This Again?

Because the quality of EVERYTHING is still getting lower, lower, and lower still, isn’t it??? From the Front Page Sections, translated…

After reading up on Principal Lee’s “Are You Living Up to the Values of Teacher’s Day?”, it’d mentioned how the previous principal of Gong Dong Technical High School, Huang’s endless giving to the education of carpentry, it’s very moving. 230 more words

The Seasons Of Life

We can be taught!

It is often said that “great teachers inspire”. That they go above and beyond academia and teach us little lessons. And that these “little lessons” are often more important than all the academic proficiency that we can gain during our time at school. 108 more words

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The Sound of Silence

So we recently had a seminar in class for the tail end of my “Reading 9/11″ unit, which has been a pretty solid unit in the past and has been a great way to introduce and explore the idea that there are multiple ways of looking at a single event, and that different sources of information have their advantages and disadvantages.   930 more words


Teachers Day

Today is Teachers’ Day.  I ponder the question what differentiates an outstanding teacher from a good teacher.  I thought I would use my son Jun Wei’s experience as an example again. 671 more words

Outstanding Teachers