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Characteristics of u2018truly gifted teachers’: Distinguishing an exceptional or truly gifted teacher from all the others is relatively easy. We immediately know one when we see or experience one but articulating the distinction is somewhat elusive business. Over the years Hollywood has supplemented, or even more likely, constructed the ways in which we conceive of teachers. Countless films have produced this ubiquitous, misty-eyed, self-deprecating freedom fighter part teacher, part miracle worker capable of shaking up the education system and surmounting the insurmountable.

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