#teachinghighlight by @NicolePonsford / Being in a Lift with Gary Oldman

Right. When someone asks you to write about your #teachinghighlight (thank you @ictevangelist) the first thought is “Ooooh. Thank you. Erm…what have I enjoyed? No. Not humble enough. What challenges have I helped my students with? This reaction surprised me. The teacher ‘put yourself second’ double-take is normal teaching behaviour. Most teachers are trained – or have trained themselves – to put themselves behind their students. Teaching is about the students. Not the teachers. But being asked for YOUR teaching highlight it almost seems somewhat contrived to then describe how you performed miracles for one of your students, doesn’t it? Well, I think so (and sorry to any of the other contributors as I thought it best to go into this with no bias). So. I am going to do the unthinkable. I am doing to tell you about what highlights teaching has given me.

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