I thought that new – and veteran – readers might find it interesting if I began sharing my best posts from over the years. You can see the entire collection here.
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: