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Old 03-15-2010, 12:38 PM   #184
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Re: Starting an all-women's class

Mary Malmros wrote: View Post
What we can perhaps do better (than we typically do) is to say this...give beginning students a vision of how they can do it without any shortcuts? We can work on getting them to understand that yes, it's a, there are no shortcuts...but the people you see around you, the ones who have done it, are no more talented than you are. They just kept coming back.
Mary.... lovely statement there. Just what I needed to hear.

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