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Letter From Student Helps Educator Find the Good in Teaching

A Letter From a Student Helps Teacher Find Out What is Good in Teaching

Maureen Downey of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution published a piece sent to her by a math teacher from Georgia. The essay was on the subject of testing, and the student response the teacher received helped him appreciate the good in teaching. 

"Dear Mr. B., I would like you to know how much I appreciate the time you put into teaching and helping us understand," the letter reads. "To not just solve a problem, but to work through it step by step. This year has not been easy; however, having you as a teacher made all the difference."

The article said teachers rarely receive that type of praise, but when one student shows his or her gratitude, "it makes all the difference in the world."

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Article by Kassondra Granata, EducationWorld Contributor

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