Thursday, January 28, 2010

Cover Story

This article is the cover story from this month's edition of the .

Rub•ber Room (noun) A confining mindset where thoughts and possibilities bounce around but never turn into action. At whatever level you teach, K-12 or college, the continual cliché to “Have a positive attitude” is intended to keep you inspired and refreshed in the classroom. Drawing from hilarious or serious lessons as a teacher and former student, this article digs down below that cliché with examples of what makes us tick as people, so we can in turn be better teachers. It is an exploration and celebration of our childhood motivations, passion to teach, and the special quality that fires us up to walk into a classroom each day.

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