Teachers must make somewhere around 5,000 decisions a day — so it’s no wonder I often cannot answer the question, “What’s for supper?” My feet hit the Mooresville (NC) High School parking lot at 6:45 a.m., and I feel like I’m nibbled by piranhas for the next ten hours:
Even with more than 25 years of experience, I am always learning. I delve into research about how students learn, read up on education practice and policy, and continue to change how I teach to better meet students’ needs.
Annie Murphy Paul, the author of Origins, is at work on a book about the science of learning. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the New York Times Book Review, Discover, and Health. Follow her on Twitter here, friend her on Facebook and read her blog.
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