LAI350 Philosophy of Teaching Response

LAI350 Philosophy of Teaching Response - Everyone is born...

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Everyone is born with the ability to teach – whether or not you have the passion for teaching is the question. Teaching is not a profession you can just walk into or take lightly; it is hard work, and a heavy weight is placed on public school systems to impose morality, knowledge, and compassion onto the children of tomorrow. I believe teachers are meant to guide a student down the path of their own choosing – spark their interest, make them curious, make them ask questions and want to learn. Students are motivated to learn only when something catches their attention, and it is the teacher’s job to know their students well enough to create a curriculum that will appease to everybody. For example, if a student was extremely interested in art, maybe the paintings of Davinci or Picasso would be brought up when European history is brought up in class. Every student should have the same opportunity and ability to access information – whether via textbook, library, computer, etc. They should have a qualified teacher help guide
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2011 for the course LAI 350 taught by Professor Ginsburg during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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