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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

My Ears Are Bleeding

The interesting thing about raising girls is that you never have to prod them for information.  They give it often and they give it freely.  Of course, my girls are not yet teenagers so I realize that this could all change in the blink of an eye.  397 more words

Who Should Teach?

There are teachers, and then there are good teachers. Most teachers have a desire to become a good teacher, but what types of qualities are needed to reach this goal? 693 more words


Our True Nature

Our true nature is like a precious jewel: although it may be temporarily buried in mud, it remains completely brilliant and unaffected. We simply have to uncover it.  34 more words