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“One kind of artist is always striving to annihilate the past,” composer Steven Stucky once wrote, “to make the world anew in each new work, and so to triumph over the dead weight of routine.
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Teachers are vital. Without them, progress would be like a needle at the end of a record, endlessly skipping back. Thankfully, they do exist. More than that, advances in technology have allowed them to do so in numerous new guises that go beyond the chalk-in-hand stereotype that so quickly comes to mind. 475 more words