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"What makes a good teacher?" -Hour One - Sunday Edition CBC

CBC- The Sunday Edition - April 10 - 2011 Show

"What makes a good teacher? How hard is it to communicate with students concerns about, for instance, cheating and other issues? How can a teacher excite, energize and engage young people in their hunger for knowledge?

Nick Mount is one of the best teachers in Canada. Students love him and crowd his lectures by the hundreds. Professor Mount, who teaches English at the University of Toronto, sees teaching as an act of ennoblement, an invitation to students to become part of an intellectual conversation. For Nick Mount and his students, the formula works."
(Interview with him starts at about 14min. mark)

A conversation about quality education in Hour One.