Question and answer
good teaching goes beyond recall of information.
GOOD TEACHING is as much about passion as it is about reason. It’s about not only motivating students to learn, but teaching them how to learn, and doing so in a manner that is relevant, meaningful, and memorable. [ It’s about caring for your craft, having a passion for it, and conveying that passion to everyone, most importantly to your students. GOOD TEACHING is about substance and training
students as consumers of knowledge. It’s about doing your best to keep on top of your field, reading sources, inside and outside of your areas of expertise, and being at the leading edge as often as possible. But knowledge is not confined to scholarly journals. Good teaching is also about bridging the gap between theory and practice. It’s about leaving the ivory tower and immersing oneself in the field, talking to, consulting with, and assisting practitioners, and liaising with their communities. GOOD TEACHING is about listening, questioning, being responsive, and remembering that each student and class is different. It’s about eliciting responses and developing the oral communication skills of the quiet students. It’s about pushing students to excel; at the same time, it’s about being human, respecting others, and being professional at all times. GOOD TEACHING is about not always having a fixed agenda and being rigid, but being flexible, fluid, experimenting, and having the confidence to react and adjust to changing circumstances. It’s about getting only 10 percent of what you wanted to do in a class done and still feeling good. It’s about deviating from the course syllabus or lecture schedule easily when there is more and better learning elsewhere. Good teaching is about the creative balance between being an authoritarian dictator on the one hand and a pushover on the other. Good teachers migrate between these poles at all times, depending on the circumstances. They know where they need to be and when. GOOD TEACHING is also about style. Should good teaching be entertaining? You bet! Does this mean that it lacks in substance? Not a chance! Effective teaching is not about being locked with both hands glued to a podium or having your eyes fixated on a slide projector while you drone on. ]
Expert answered|roshnirazilee|Points 50|
Question
Asked 10/8/2013 10:11:41 PM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
20,219,932 questions answered
Popular Conversations
Evaluate (x + y)0 for x = 4 and y = 3.
Weegy: So what would your question be? User: Evaluate (x + y)^0 for x = 4 and y = 3.0 1 2 7 Weegy: Yes , hello ...
4/1/2015 1:07:33 PM| 6 Answers
How many terms are in the polynomial abcd + e - h ...
Weegy: 2n^3 + 4n^2 - 7 + (-n^3 - 8n - 2) = 2n^3 - n^3 + 4n^2 - 8n - 7 - 2 = n^3 + 4n^2 - 8n - 9 User: Select the ...
4/1/2015 11:53:01 AM| 3 Answers
Simplify. 1.5m 7(-4m 5)2
Weegy: The simplified expression of 1.5m^7(-4m^5)^2 is: 24. m^17. User: Simplify. (y 3)5 · y 4 User: What is the ...
4/1/2015 11:55:45 AM| 3 Answers
Find the value of 21 + 4(32 - 5). 25 37 100
Weegy: 129 User: Which of the following expressions is equivalent to 6m - 10? 2(3m + 5) -2(5 - 3m) 2(3m - 10)
4/1/2015 4:53:11 PM| 3 Answers
Which kind of clause modifies adjectives, verbs, or ...
Weegy: Adjective clause modifies nouns or pronoun. User: Identify the subordinate clause. Marshall calls a foul ...
4/1/2015 11:10:20 AM| 2 Answers
Simplify. 1.5m^7(-4m^5)^2
Weegy: The simplified expression of 1.5m^7(-4m^5)^2 is: 24. m^17. User: Simplify. (fg)9 User: Find the ...
4/1/2015 11:28:26 AM| 2 Answers
Simplify. y^-3 User: Simplify. (-2)^-3
Weegy: - 2.75 < -3 is a false statement.
4/1/2015 3:47:37 PM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
L
Points 52 [Total 1629]| Ratings 0| Comments 52| Invitations 0|Online
S
L
P
L
P
P
P
Points 48 [Total 9208]| Ratings 0| Comments 48| Invitations 0|Offline
S
P
C
L
P
L
1
P
Points 7 [Total 7884]| Ratings 0| Comments 7| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 6 [Total 3609]| Ratings 0| Comments 6| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 4 [Total 571]| Ratings 0| Comments 4| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 1 [Total 1073]| Ratings 0| Comments 1| Invitations 0|Offline
Points 0 [Total 0]| Ratings 0| Comments 0| Invitations 0|Offline
Points 0 [Total 0]| Ratings 0| Comments 0| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 0 [Total 0]| Ratings 0| Comments 0| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 0 [Total 0]| Ratings 0| Comments 0| Invitations 0|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2015 Purple Inc.