Best Teacher I Ever Had by David Owen Extracted from Reader's Digest (Asian Edition), April 1991, pp. 47-48. Mr. Whitson taught sixth-grade science. On the first day of class, he gave us a lecture about a creature called the cattywampus, an ill-adapted nocturnal animal that was wiped out during the Ice Age. When he returned my paper, I was shocked. Very simple, Mr. Needless to say, we were outraged. We should have figured it out, Mr. Mr. Every class was an adventure with Mr. We carried our brand-new skepticism into all our classes. If I'm ever asked to propose a solution to the problems in our schools, it will be Mr. Not everyone sees the value in this.
Why don't we have "rockstar" teachers? (Quora)Top 20 Websites No Teacher Should Start the 2010-2011 Year WithoutI have to tell you that it was a tough call to make these decisions, especially when we’re talking every teacher no matter what grade level or subject, but I hope that you find a couple of gems to put away in your virtual treasure box. You may have others you’d like to add to the list. Please post them in the comments for all of us to explore. A great photo editing tool is a must for teachers and I recommend Aviary, LunaPic, Picnik, or BeFunky with some being simpler than others, but all having unique features. Creaza and Jaycut are answers to the Windows XP Movie Maker and Flipcam problem. Delicious or Diigo are online bookmarking networks teachers need. Doodle is a groovy scheduling tool teachers can use when setting up a collaborative work meeting or building social committee event. Dropbox is one of my absolute favorite tools shared with me by Intel Teach buddies Glen Westbrook and Jill Summers. Google Language Translator does a fairly decent job of language translation.
Logical ParadoxesThe 27 Characteristics Of Highly Effective TeachersThere are a few things in this world that will help you be an effective teacher. There’s hard work, loving what you do, and an attention to detail. Those are just the broad strokes, though. In fact, there are many sub-categories that you should know about. What do I mean by this? These fabulous tips are brief but powerful bits of wisdom from An Ethical Island. These ideas are broad and simple but useful. Second, the idea of ‘Contact’ is critical as it serves as a reminder to always be mindful about staying in touch with the family of your students.
Education Has an Element of Danger… – Thoughts from Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois, The Souls of Black FolkI read at least two books a month on social justice, poverty, race issues… Yesterday, I presented a synopis of the true classic, The Souls of Black Folk, by W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt) Du Bois, for the Urban Engagement Book Club, sponsored by CitySquare. The most famous line in the book, which he repeats numerous times throughout the book, is this: for the problem of the Twentieth Century is the problem of the color line… But I especially liked/appreciated this excerpt: The opposition to Negro education in the South was at first bitter, and showed itself in ashes, insult, and blood; for the South believed an educated Negro to be a dangerous Negro.And the South was not wholly wrong; for education among all kinds of men always has had, and always will have, an element of danger and revolution, of dissatisfaction and discontent. Education – an “element of danger, and revolution.” (I thought back to the book I read decades ago by Neil Postman, Teaching as a Subversive Activity).
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Explanations: C.E.R. PreziHaim Ginott on Teaching TeenagersEQI.org Home | Parenting | Education | Other Important Authors Notes from Haim Ginott's Books Haim Ginott's most famous quote: Notes from two of his books: Between Teacher and Child Between Parent and Teenager If you want to buy these books online from Amazon.com you can help support my site by going through my bookstore. Between Parent and Teenager, Haim Ginott, 1972 "Rebellion follows rejection." Differentiate between acceptance and approval. Ginott offers these suggestions: Don't invite dependence Don't hurry to correct facts. "Concerned adults serve best when with confidence they stand and wait." Insult cuts deeper and lasts longer when it comes from the parent. p 36 Truth for its own sake can be a deadly weapon in family relations. He quotes a child: My father is sensitive to temperature but not temperament. Chapter 3 Primum non nocere (First, do no harm.) First, of all do not deny your teenager's perception. He gives the example of a child who says the soup is too salty. On problem solving: