Monthly Archives: April 2013

What goes around, comes around…

Many years ago, when my father was alive and teaching, I remember him telling me for no particular reason, “if you go into education, never throw anything away.”  When I asked what he meant, he mumbled something about having to … Continue reading

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She did good… I did bad.

Today I re-learned an important lesson, I re-learned the actual lesson I’ve helped to teach many times.  Come to think of it, I’ve been the poster child for this lesson. Today I observed a teacher candidate working with children in … Continue reading

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Field Experience

My last post focused on how undergraduate students don’t typically think like teachers, at least not until they participate in a field experience.  I want to continue to focus on that topic. Last evening, my colleagues and I hosted a … Continue reading

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Blockheads

How can I encourage a fundamental change in the way my students view the classes they are taking? One of the most frustrating aspects of teaching future teachers is that these students do not want to think like teachers.  Even … Continue reading

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