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Joan M. Shiring
Clinical Associate Professor, Curriculum & Instruction
"William Butler Yeats observed that 'education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.' I get such joy from seeing my pre-service teachers take the strategies that we've modeled in class and adapt these ideas for their own secondary students. I am constantly dazzled by the insights and creativity of these novice educators. Every day they teach me far more than I teach them."