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Harry Potter and the 7 Secrets of Successful Teaching

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I recently re-read the entire Harry Potter series. There was an awful lot of good, successful teaching going on at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. And some not-so-great teaching as well. Like Professor Binns, the ghost teacher who loved to lecture. His unsuccessful teaching style made me reflect on my own teaching career, which […]

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Dear Parent, This Teacher Has 8 Secrets to Share With You

Teaching is hard. Fulfilling and life changing yes, but also hard. Taking care of that many kids for 40 hours every week with the requirement of them actually learning things in that time….that can be a tall order. Add in the politics of it all, mandatory testing, continuing education requirements, packed classrooms, long days and […]

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