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Frederick Koh

Founder, White Group Mathematics

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To teachers/educators: are your current teaching methods inspired by previous mentors who taught you?

How many of you teachers out there have been so greatly inspired by great mentors previously as a student such that traces of their teaching methodologies / advices have been consciously/subconsciously adapted and incorporated into your classroom routine? I, for one, do.



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  • May 6 2013: I am inspired by some of my mentor teachers from my past, but not as much in my teaching pedagogy. More in the inspiration and joy of teaching which they brought to their craft. Far less in their pedagogy due to much of it being simply outdated in the present era. Now, mentors who I have worked with in education more recently, yes, absolutely I have taken classroom management styles and pedagogy from them and adapted it to my own classroom.

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