Super Teacher's Job is Never Done!

Super Teacher's Job is Never Done!
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Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions. ~ Author Unknown

My goal is to reveal one teacher's humble journey of self-reflection, critical analysis, and endless questioning about my craft of teaching and learning alongside my middle school students.

"The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called 'truth'." ~ Dan Rather

Thursday, December 15, 2011

A Living Legend Teachers Her Last Class

My advisor at Harvard, Professor Eleanor Duckworth, recently taught her final class. She will be retiring at the end of next year but will have no teaching duties next year. She was a true inspiration for me, teaching me the importance of discovery, joy, and endless questioning in learning, especially through her T440: Learning and Teaching class. I will never forget her.

Thank you, Professor Duckworth, for all of your contributions to education and teachers. Your inspiration have changed many of our understanding of teaching and learning. I was hoping to, someday, take the course once more to learn more from you!

Thank you so much for modeling the wisdom of listening for all of us that teach.  You are a living treasure! Your legacy will live on, inspiring present and future teachers to the having of wonderful ideas.

I wish that I could have been at Professor Duckworth's last class! Enjoy the standing ovation she receives at the end of her last class below:

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