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Distinguished Teacher Diane Bonjour

What advice would you give to people considering a career in teaching?

New teachers should never give up. Always look for new ways to teach a concept and new ways to grow professionally. Never be afraid to ask questions and get help from colleagues. Set up class routines and stick to them. Most importantly new teachers need to understand the value and effectiveness of positive praise towards students.

What's the best thing about teaching?

Having new challenges every day and finding solutions to those challenges, whether the challenge is academically reaching students or giving guidance to students.