Seriously speaking, I really do appreciate the many wonderful English teachers I had in Greenwood. Our schools were blessed with an abundance of excellent ones. Even in our adulthood my siblings, friends, and I have noted our appreciation for your exceptional contributions. Kudos and thanks to each of you.
"It’s hard to get kids in the habit of talking about how they are thinking about a problem when they’ve had many years of instruction that focused on getting the 'right answer.' That’s why educators are now trying to get students in the habit of explaining their thinking at a young age." — Source: Mind/Shift
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