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To take a backseat sometimes, instead of always being the one with the answers, is to present oneself as a fellow learner—someone who is perpetually curious and, like the students, often at a loss. Such a teacher distinguishes herself from her colleagues who act like trial attorneys, never asking a question to which they don’t already know the answer.

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Alfie Kohn


The Schools Our Children Deserve

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