A good teacher is always a student

If you have worked with me before you will know that I am a great believer in a good teacher is always a student. And yes, I am always learning or reviewing something. So much of the time I am in some sort of student mode as well as teacher mode. It might be a book or a paper or article that I read. It might something online. Recently I have been doing quite a bit of CPD and exploring new topics that i am interested in. My curiosity is always curious.

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What do you want to know?

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal learning.

Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Do you have something at the back of your mind that you keep meaning to find out more about? Is there a dance teaching topic or issue makes you so curious that it motivates you to pick up a book, explore the internet, talk to a colleague to satisfy your curiosity? I always find that following my curiosity about a topic makes it easier to learn because I want to know more about the topic. I might start out being curious about one topic and through exploring that I also discover that I want to know more about other, related, topics too.

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