Author: Doug Hanks
Songwriter - Composer - Musician - Retired teacher - Worship leader. Middle school teacher (language arts) for 20 years in southern California. Dedicated Christian believer with M.A. in New Testament Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary, B.A. Communication Arts, Cal Poly, Pomona. All posts © the year of publication by Doug Hanks. All rights reserved.
Borrow, beg, and steal from as many teachers as you can.
Storytelling is an art – learn it!
Tell a story every day. If you can’t tell stories, learn. In the meantime, read them.
Dead words tell no tales. Accept them no longer.
Always go to seminars in San Francisco. (The S Rule.)
A good story has nine parts. Learn how to use all nine.
Communicate with parents. Their child belongs to them, not you.
No one is drawn to mediocrity. Elevate your teaching.
Teach writing. Writing forces a student to think.
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