The power of positive evaluation

zanderToday while marking student assignments, one student wrote – “The instructor must remember the purpose is to help the student succeed!”

It reminded me of Benjamin Zander. I’ve written before about my praise and enthusiasm for the ideas of Benjamin Zander. Watched again his wonderful mini speech and just wanted to put it up here with little comment and let anyone who chances by view.

Mind bending, it is so simple. The notion that our students shouldn’t be elbowing, fighting and climbing up over each other for “A”s. Rather, they should be working on that Michelangelo  inside….

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