The greatest sign of success for a teacher is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist." - Maria Montessori OH yes! This is soooo applicable especially to my experiences as a first grade teacher.
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10 Strategies that Transform Passive Learners into Active Learners. Teaching that encourages creativity, self directed learning, mindfulness, interaction, discussion and multisensory ways of processing. What can I do to nurture active learning?