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The internet allows everyone access competent teachers. There are so many learning resources with videos and how-to articles on a large range of topics. And the resources are extremely up-to-date. When something new is out you don't have to wait for an update to a textbook to be published or a teacher to learn it and include it in a lesson plan.

Teachers are only useful if they interact with you. Otherwise it's no better than a book.

Mentorship. That's what makes teaching useful.

I'm talking about good teachers, not cheap public high-school instructors.

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