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5 Great Teachers On What Makes A Great Teacher (NPR Ed)

By Anya Kamenetz November 08, 2014 original article here.

When we began our 50 Great Teachers series, we set out to find great teachers and tell their stories. 2,642 more words


Great teachers: born or made?

I teach leadership at level 6.

One the the areas I cover is looking at if leadership abilities are something we inherit and therefore is innate. 659 more words

Another Great Georgia Teacher: Her classroom hums with activity

University of Georgia professor Peter Smagorinsky returns today with another installment of his “Great Georgia Teacher” series.

Today, he tells us about Bynikini Frazier of the Savannah-Chatham Public Schools. 1,073 more words


10 fantastic field trips I went on as a child

I always loved field trip day. I was always amazed at how much Memphis, TN had to offer. I was lucky enough to go to an elementary school that was a big advocate of field trips. 982 more words


I am grateful to my teachers!

Dear Friend,

Apart from many myths you have, one of those that really bothers me is, when you say “People who couldn’t become/do anything else, become teachers”. 673 more words


Mind Over Matter


Dear Cherished Soul Companions,

When I mentioned to my daughter that I was going to be writing something about Mind Over Matter, she said that as she goes from her front door to her car she asks the Parking Angel three times, saying thank you each time, to reserve the perfect parking space for her at her destination – and the Parking Angel has never let her down. 1,028 more words

One Day with a Great Teacher

I came across a quote today: “Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.” A Tweep (@UXHow) said this is a Japanese proverb and I’ll take his word for it. 200 more words