Monday 12 October 2015

I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework. (Lily Tomlin as Edith Ann)

What do you think of this blog post which defines great teachers by saying they don't teach? The writer in fact suggests that they do something else. What is it? What do you think of the blogger's definition of great teachers? Do you agree? Be prepared to argue in favour or against his views this week. Take a look at the education system in the UK and in the USA. Check out this, this and this as well. Philip Beadle listening worksheet here.


Cristina Fuentes Auden said...

A significant learning is the one that great teachers inspire to their students. On the other hand, an emotional and human connection is needed to keep in memory long term recollections, that is, significant meanings.

nina said...

We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn. (Peter Drucker)