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10 Different Insights into What Makes a Great Teacher

"...great teachers do not teach. They stack the deck so that students have a reason to learn and in the process can't help but learn mainly by teaching themselves. This knowledge then becomes permanent and cherished rather than illusory and irrelevant." Ben Johnson This blog was inspired while I was attending ISTE where, as always, I…
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Great Teacher or Epic Fail

I learned early on what really stayed with me or turned me on were project-based activities. I can still remember having a great teacher in 5th grade, who asked us to draw the inner workings of a flower and label the parts, instead of just looking at a picture in a textbook. Teaching has always…
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