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Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Some Reasources For Teachers

I'm not (by any account) always the best teacher. I do all right - ry (and sometimes even succeed), but I have a few personal characteristics that sometimes work against me. First, I have a certain, shall we say, lack of interpersonal skills and an occasional inability to pick up on cues (insert joke about faculty member with mild Asberger's here). In addition, I have a tendency to become a bit sarcastic under stress, and that never plays well in the classroom.

But, much like the palace eunuch, even if I can't replicate it while it's happening all around me, I know it when I see it.

I saw it today when I came across Joe Ben Hoyle's website. He's an accounting professor at the University of Richmond, and I've mentioned him previously here, where he was profiled in UR's alumni magazine.

It turns out he has a website with some good teaching material. One of the links is to a set of short (1-2 pages each) essays on teaching and another is to his blog. Both are well worth reading. Go over the blog when you have time, but do yourself a favor, and download the essays (they're in one document) now. I almost guarantee you'll get something out of it.


Ramona B. Suttle said...

I also thought there must be some resources for teachers, teachers teaches you and make you a personality, so the teacher is an important part of our life, our society so I really think teacher must be have some resources but we have xpert writers who are always share unique material for all of us.

Anonymous said...

Initially you have to discover their objectives and focus on them in the most immediate manner possible.If they're reading for a test or something, simply locate the pertinent material and go over it with them, discover what their prob elms are - sentence structure, articulation, certainty and so on. buy assignment.