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A teacher who understands his subject is the perfect teacher
On a chalk board, the word literacy is written. A silhouette of a teacher stands beside the board.Keith Christian is a Braille teacher in an elementary school. He works with kids who are visually impaired to teach them many of the skills they don’t learn in their regular classrooms. Along with the technical skills of Braille and navigating, he helps instill confidence and belief in their own abilities.
 
When his own vision deteriorated to the point he could no longer read large print, he had to learn Braille, but says that he wishes he’d learned at the age that his students are now. It would have made his college years a lot easier.
 
Read the full Los Angeles Times article about Keith and his inspirational outlook.
 
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How to live blind and bold – a Braille teacher’s lesson plan for life

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