Unfortunate Metaphors for Teaching Ben Orlin Humor January 6, 2016January 6, 2016 1 Minute Share this:FacebookTwitterMoreEmailLike this:Like Loading... Taggedanalogies for strainingmodels of educationstrained analogies Published January 6, 2016January 6, 2016
14 thoughts on “Unfortunate Metaphors for Teaching”
This is genius.
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 …..
That target has the best “terrified eyes” I’ve ever seen.
And I think you might be on to something real with the cats metaphor.
“ahhhh, but when the student is ready, Ben Orlin will appear…” — updated Buddhist saying
Love these – the foie gras one particularly!
I think this is really accurate, they may be “Bad Drawings” but it brings a good message to students and teachers and bloggers and people in general everywhere.
Reblogged this on Ancien Hippie.
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.
These are brilliant. The sheep/sheepdog one resonates – a student of mine actually refers to herself as a sheep and I do spend a lot of time barking.
The Nails of kNowledge: The student’s mind is a piece of wood. The teacher is the hammer.