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Thank you, Teacher.

Pope Francis awards the Global Teacher Prize to a teacher who fights trauma with play.  award

    ‘Not test score results, emotional results’

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/02/world/middleeast/a-palestinian-teachers-methods-earn-the-attention-of-more-than-her-class.html?login=email

And so she works to calm them down — and she does so by playing games with them. She puts on a clown’s wig and employs hand puppets, and she draws the children into teams so they can learn to help each other. “I create a safe, peaceful, loving environment,” she said. “The classroom is like my home, the students are like my family.”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/prize-winning-palestinian-teacher-theyve-seen-death/2016/03/21/78aad396-ec80-11e5-a9ce-681055c7a05f_story.html

 

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