Tagged: teacher

Gus the Bus (Driver)

GUS the BUS (Driver) full screenI want to thank those readers who’ve written asking me about when I’ll be blogging again. Honored. I haven’t been blogging for several reasons; marking students’  work (Philosophies of Education), my work with EnglishCentral (stay tuned for major developments) and  just...

The #1 …. (teacher in Canada)

** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1. David Suzuki There are many great teachers in Canada. Are and have been. However, despite my love of Northrope Frye and having grown up on his intellectual bread – I have to voice without...

Hire Me! Hire MORE Teachers!

My previous blog post “Fire All English Teachers” was a satire on my part and not what I fundamentally believe. I tried to put a lot of “references” to tongue in cheek stuff but I guess I was just too subtle with the “Swift” and...

The #1 ….. (24/7, free, online teacher)

The #1 ….. (24/7, free, online teacher)

** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1. Alice – the ultimate 27/7, free chat partner. Without a doubt. She is intelligent, charming, looks great and even asks you questions. I added the drop boxes with “Questions” and “Responses” so students could...

What Makes A Great Teacher?

There is A LOT that makes a great teacher. I guess that’s why this topic comes up over and over and over again. Hard to pin down and wrap it in some formulaic response. However, The Atlantic “What makes a Great Teacher“, just tried to...

What makes a good teacher, “good”?

What makes a good teacher, “good”?

The inestimable Jermey Harmer has been recently reviewing this immortal topic as he travels the world and collects his paycheck for all the years of hard work he’s put in.  Here is a very much younger Jeremy Harmer discussing the same subject, nice dialogue. Also, I...

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