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These are the guiding questions to the first chapters. As you write daily for your blog (~250 words), be sure to pull in stories of your education and the stories and issues affecting your school district. Find out what has changed since you were a student and incorporate information from your 256 interviews and observations. Link to these online sources whether they be articles, tweets, RSS feeds, etc... The more informed and connected you are will hopefully lead to better decisions and actions for your own program's advocacy.
1. What are the advantages and disadvantages of being a teacher?
2. What are the satisfactions—and complaints—of today's teachers?
6. What traits and characteristics are needed for successful teaching?
AFT Union President Randi Weingarten from Intelligence Squared US on Vimeo.