Teacher: Break out of your comfort zone to improve lessons

07/24/2013 | Edutopia.org

When people talk about reinventing the wheel, it can carry a negative connotation of redoing already-completed work. In this blog post, high-school English teacher Ryan W. Ihrke takes a different view, saying it is preferred -- and even necessary -- for educators to examine and recreate their work. He writes that teachers can become comfortable with old worksheets and handouts, when they should "[p]ush delete, and begin recreating your wheel."

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