13 thoughts on “Unfortunate Metaphors for Teaching

  1. And for Progressive Education:
    The student’s mind is a free wheeling bird, wandering aimlessly in the sky.
    The teacher’s mind says “Drat! I’m all for this, but sometimes I’d just love to be able to just tell him what to do”.
    Over to you …..

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  4. I feel a lot like rhe teacher throwing knives at the dartboard. This is a great improvement over the garbage disposal approach my daughter’s previous school used.

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