5 classroom myths debunked

06/29/2011 | Edutopia.org

Education consultant Ben Johnson debunks several pessimistic myths about teaching and learning that permeate teachers' lounges nationwide. He writes in this blog post that it's OK to smile in front of students and turn your back on them to build trust and positive rapport. He also says students do like school and want to learn, not just have fun. While teachers should know best, Johnson adds it's useful to ask for feedback from students as well.

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