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This fourth edition offers more than 1,000 brain-friendly strategies and examines standards-based lesson planning, learning styles, and positive teaching mind-sets to enhance student results.
Chapter 1: How Teaching Changes Lives
How Teaching Changes Lives
A Teacher's Influence on Emotions and Memories
We've all heard of stories about a teacher who changed a student's life. These stories remind us of the power of successful teaching. In middle school, most of my own teachers were not exceptional—either good or bad. There was one who did not see eye to eye with me (or vice versa). And then there were Mr. Robinson and Miss Krisch. Both were English teachers, and both seemed to be supportive of me. They made friendly, constructive notes on my homework, and they shared personal stories in class. I couldn't say that their teaching style ...