Teach the Person, Not the Subject « Teaching/Management

To many of you reading the title of this blogger’s post, the first reaction is probably “duh!” To others, this will be a novel approach. But the key to teaching and learning has always been personalization. Many of us who have been in the field forever have figured this out long ago. The problem is that we often do not impart what we know to our learners–probably because it has become so obvious to us.

Although this blogger focuses on post-secondary education, where personalization is more challenging if the classes are huge, it should take little effort on the part of a K-12 teacher to understand and apply this blogger’s techniques.

Teach the Person, Not the Subject « Teaching/Management.

URL: http://teachingmanagement.wordpress.com/2012/07/02/teach-the-person-not-the-subject/


About DrEMiller

Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT). Home: Sint Maarten. K-12 teacher for 13 years (Special Education for 10 years); Post-secondary educator since 2002; Education consulting since 1995. When teaching, held teaching certificates in K-12 special education, reading specialist; and secondary social studies. Doctorate: Educational Psychology Programmer/analyst for 10 years, including project management and training of corporate execs.
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