I’m beginning to republish posts that made it onto my A LOOK BACK: 2019’S BEST POSTS FROM THIS BLOG – PART TWO list.


Some people make fun of teachers who say they learn a lot from their students (see The Onion’s Teacher Who Learns More From Her Students Than She Teaches Them Fired).

I believe there is no question that we educators teach a lot more curriculum content than we learn from them.

On the other hand, though, I also believe that I learn an incredible amount from my students about how to teach and about different cultures, along with other topics.

In ASCD Educational Leadership, Carol Dweck agrees: