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...oes all of this mean to me as a teacher? As a teacher, this means to have fun with my lessons and include more than just workbooks in my classroom. Students will memorize an experience rather than a sheet of paper. I assume that the students in this particular class are excelling because she is an effective teacher and models so well for students. I will never take that away and I have not observed the classroom every day in order to know what other activities the teacher provides for students, but as for me, I want to have fun with my students and help them create learning experiences. I want my students to love literature and even if they do not love it, understand it. Finally, as a teacher I want to do so much more with literature instead of teaching only the basics, I want to teach the deeper meaning behind literature and how we can all relate to it in some way.
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