Showing students that their value goes beyond academics

07/9/2013 | StateImpact

Listening to students and valuing their opinions is an important lesson for both teachers and students, writes Jeremy Glazer, a teacher in Florida. Glazer shares the experience of a former language arts teacher who was challenged by a student to use novels instead of textbooks. Glazer writes that the lesson became more than academic; it was the act of listening to students and valuing them.

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