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Robert Fenster

National Teachers Hall of Fame Class of 2022

Season 6, Episode 6 - March 15, 2023

Teacher Talk: Effective Teaching Strategies for a Student-Centered Classroom

Robert Fenster, a high school history teacher, explains strategies that he has found effective for increasing critical thinking with discussion and choice. Bob is recognized in The National Teachers Hall of Fame, class of 2022.

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