Wonder #212: How Do Teachers Get to Be So Smart?

Question 1 of 3

Which quote can be attributed to Nelson Mandela?

  1. "A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops."
  2. The Art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery."
  3. "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."
  4. "Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher."

Question 2 of 3

According to this Wonder, which task is NOT listed as a teacher's activity?

  1. Teachers keep learning throughout their lives.
  2. Teachers have summers off.
  3. Teachers do a lot of homework.
  4. Teachers work at home.

Question 3 of 3

What steps does this Wonder suggest you take if you want to become a teacher?

  1. Ask questions of teachers you admire.
  2. Find somewhere to practice teaching.
  3. Enroll in classes right away.
  4. Apply to open teaching positions.

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