Skills in confidence and responsibility can be developed, teacher says

09/23/2009 | Seattle Times, The

Teachers shared their best practices with Seattle Times columnist Lynne Varner, who writes in this blog post about good methods for increasing student achievement. Some common practices include avoiding lectures and using "Socratic-style queries" to engage students. One teacher said she focuses on building student skills in confidence, responsibility, initiative, perseverance, caring, problem-solving and other areas.

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