I adore being a teacher, especially in a Waldorf school. Working in this setting allows me to craft, play and cook daily. Yes, we all cook together! 277 more words
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Mennonite Central Committee has put out a resource for teachers for Canada’s Remembrance Day. Materials could be adapted to other contexts as well. Download for free at http://resources.mennonitechurch.ca/ResourceView/43/17298.
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In its ideal form, education should be socially progressive. We teach the next generation of scientists, engineers and medical researchers who will improve our quality of life: they will learn more about the world, build better and safer modes of transport, cure diseases and overcome scientific boundaries.
In the ethnically diverse classroom, cultural sensitivity and understanding creates a foundation for teachers to relate to students in a more effective manner. Possessing background knowledge about students can lead to greater ease in curriculum development, and classroom management.
Do you know what’s wrong with education today? Yeah that too, but I’m referring to testing. To be clear I do not mean assessing whether or not something that you have taught and the students have sufficiently practiced has been mastered or not. 442 more words