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Quote Of The Day: Do Teachers Need To Be “Liked”?


I’m the Boss! Why Should I Care If You Like Me? is a new post from The Harvard Business Review.

I wonder if you can substitute the word “Teacher” for “Boss”?

It reminds me of what educator Rita Pierson said in a great video I posted yesterday:

“You know, kids don’t learn from people they don’t like.”

Here’s an excerpt from the HBR article:

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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