TEACHING TECHNIQUE---STOP THE TAPE
Early in my teaching career there was only 16mm film. The Memphis City Schools Board of Education published a film catalog listing hundreds of film available for teachers to show in their classrooms. The usual pr ...
Posted Thursday, October 15th 2009 at 4:29PM
This will not work for everybody. But it worked for a dear friend of mine. Let us just call him Bob. Bob was the only Caucasian in an all Black school. He was also the only male.
He was 5’6” and weighed 130 pounds. He ex ...
Posted Tuesday, June 23rd 2009 at 2:48PM
Teaching Technique-Call and Response
This is not a NEW Idea. But I have not seen it used in Public Schools. It worked marvelously
for me. I encourage all teachers to give it a try. It Works!
First a little history of the concept.
You have ...
Posted Tuesday, June 23rd 2009 at 2:47PM
have been living for 40 or 50 or 60 years. What do you have to show for it?
What comes to your mind first?
Your children? Your house? your car?
Were your children an accomplishment or an accident?
Should a ...
Posted Sunday, April 12th 2009 at 8:51AM
A couple of weeks ago a couple had their car broken into while they were at a football
game. Their car was parked on the green which was adjacent to the football stadium and
specially allotted to football fan ...
Posted Monday, March 23rd 2009 at 11:14AM
The self fulfilling prophecy is a concept that states "What you believe will happen, often happens because you sub-consciously make it happen".
If you believe that you are going to fail, you really sub-consciously don't try as hard as you can. Y ...
Posted Monday, March 23rd 2009 at 8:12AM
A TEACHING TECHNIQUE—ATTITUDE
The first day in my class this is what I said to my students.
You are very lucky. Just by luck you have landed in the classroom of the best teacher in the school! I am so smart that intelligence is all over ...
Posted Monday, March 23rd 2009 at 8:11AM
TEACHING TECHNIQUE 35 – THE VISITOR
All the techniques will not work for all classes. But some are really worth trying. This one really worked for me. I think it worked because it made the students realize
I REALLY CARED
Here it is. I informed ...
Posted Monday, March 23rd 2009 at 8:10AM
In case you are too young to know, Cecil B. Demille was a Legendary Movie director who is known for the most exciting productions in movies. (This was before CGI, special computer effects).
This technique works best if you have a digital camer ...
Posted Monday, March 23rd 2009 at 8:09AM
TEACHING TECHNIQUE-THE TEAM
The concept of the Self-Fulfilling Prophecy taught me, “What you say is what you get”.
Here is the TEAM technique. First, start calling the groups of students you teach classes and call them teams. That is your first p ...
Posted Monday, March 23rd 2009 at 8:07AM
A TEACHING TECHNIQUE- US vs. THEM
It exists everywhere between many different groups, sometimes it exists on the conscious level, sometimes sub-consciously. Consider these groups, tall people vs. short people, bald people vs. people with lon ...
Posted Monday, March 23rd 2009 at 8:06AM
Teaching Technique-Make students like your classThe question you obvious have is, HOW?
Consider this, if you went bowling for the first time and threw gutter balls every time. After it was over, you would probably say, “I don’t like bowling!”
If yo ...
Posted Monday, March 23rd 2009 at 8:05AM
In case you missed it..
EVERY PERSON OF COLOR MUST SEE THIS VIDEO CLIP
Come back to the blog after the clip
I shed a tear when watching this video. It means young black children, babies think of themselves as less.. after all that ...
Posted Monday, March 23rd 2009 at 8:03AM
I do presentations for students entitled HOW TO LEARN.
This has placed in tens of schools.
In each of these schools I have seen the concepy LIFE LONG LEARNER
heavily promoted. ( I feel this is GREAT)
To many times I have queried teachers about th ...
Posted Monday, March 23rd 2009 at 8:00AM