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Friday, Aug. 1, 2014
What makes an effective teacher? Parade magazine provides five suggestions from researchers in this weekend's edition. Which do you think is most important?
 They know how students arrive at a wrong answer to a problem and how to help the student overcome that.
 They redirect talking students by reminding them of what they are supposed to be doing instead of simply saying "Shhh!"
 They encourage deeper thinking.
 They call on students who have not raised their hands so students will pay attention.
 They explain complicated tasks clearly.

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