16 July 2013

Teaching Philosophy Distilled

The following quote is a great distillation of my teaching philosophy:
Learning is not a spectator sport. Students do not learn much just sitting in classes listening to teachers, memorizing prepackaged assignments, and spitting out answers. They must talk about what they are learning, write reflectively about it, relate it to past experiences, and apply it to their daily lives. They must make what they learn part of themselves.
It comes from an article I read on the TLT website.

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