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Complete Teacher

I think the point made at the end of the presentation, that a complete teacher will always realize there is room for improvement, (so in a sense there can never be a complete teacher) applies not only to the teacher's self-perception, but also the teacher's perception of students. Too often teachers either believe that a student is too good for a class, or not prepared enough for a class, and as a result, those students will benefit less from the class if the teacher teaches with that in mind. However, if the teacher can find ways to get the "star" student and the overwhelmed student to gain more from the class than most would believe possible, that marks a fantastic teacher who understands that every student can benefit from any class.


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