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Born or Made? How to Build a Better Teacher

How to Build a Better Teacher

What makes a great teacher? And how does a person become one? Many say individuals are born great teachers, but some experts dismiss this idea as a myth. 

According to Parade, researchers have found that the most effective teachers are all different from one another. 

"The most effective teachers can be extroverts--or they can just as easily be introverts," the article said. "Some are humorous, but others are serious. Some are as flexible as rubber; others are as rigid as a ruler. It's not personality that makes a teacher great, but a specialized body of knowledge that must be learned--and that often goes against what comes naturally."

Writer Elizabeth Green gives readers five examples of what great teachers do differently. 

Read the full story. 

Article by Kassondra Granata, EducationWorld Contributor

 

 

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