Great teachers can make magic happen when helping kids learn. Everybody has had experience with that one man or woman who truly impacts children at an entirely different level. It seems like no matter what combination of students that person is given at the beginning of the year—and we all know that in a given year, the combination of names received on a roster could overwhelm almost anybody—significant learning occurs. By now, you can probably picture who that person is—it may be someone who personally helped you or your own children, or it may be a colleague, or it may even be you.