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Distinguished Teacher Helen Barney

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

Student engagement and checking for understanding are the keys to success in your classroom. There are many strategies for ensuring student engagement. Explore as many as you can and find the approaches that feel right for you. Do not end a class without knowing if your students "get it."

What's the best thing about teaching?

The best thing about teaching is knowing you are making a difference in a child's life.