Dixie Dillon Lane is an American historian, professor, and homeschooling mother living in Front Royal, Virginia, where she has taught students of all ages. She and her husband, also a historian, enjoy having nerdy and raucous dinnertime conversations about history with their four vibrant children. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame. Dixie can be found on Twitter @DixieDillonLane.
Being a teacher is a demanding job, whether in a college, school, or home setting. It requires tremendous energy, responsiveness, and mental flexibility. It requires that you, the teacher, also be willing to let yourself be taught.