Category Archives: Teacher – Student Relationships

Skills go far beyond reading and mathematics

In response to Freedom to Teach, Freedom to Learn: A Year at Mission Hill, chapter 1. Dear Bill and Melinda, This is the kind of school parents want for their children…a place where they can learn in an environment of … Continue reading

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Dear Bill: Money Can’t Buy You Love — the Most Important Ingredient to a Good Education

Dear Bill and Melinda, I can think of many teachers who left an impact on my life. Teaching is personal. It’s the interaction between two human beings which makes the difference between regurgitating information and loving to learn. The object … Continue reading

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Weaving and Cultivating Lives vs Weaving and Cultivating Reforms: Who is your pick for Teacher of the Year?

Dear Bill and Melinda, Katie and I thought we might ask you a question:  Who is your pick for Teacher of the Year and WHY would you pick them?  We’d like to talk about this with you and other teachers. … Continue reading

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