Friday, August 15, 2008

Sage advice for classroom teachers both new and old.

For those of our subscribers who are classroom teachers come these words of wisdom from a senior faculty member to his son who is just beginning his career:  "no matter how well you teach, you could always do it better or devote more time and energy to it. It will suck you dry. … You have to establish over time how much time you can give it, do a decent job with it, but save time for yourself.

"It will get easier, and one lesson you need to learn as early as you can is this — make it fun. Make it fun for you as well as for them."

The full column is available here, from the 8/8/08 edition of the Chronicle of Higher Education.

I am the scholarship dude.


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