The Art of Listening: Teaching Our Children How to Be Students
Posted Nov 12 2008 7:13pm
I’m biased but I see the Obama Education Policy as one of the best proposals I’ve heard. The reason, I suspect, is the President Elect’s ability to listen. Listen to kids, and they will teach you how to teach them.
A challenging student came to class tardy, annoyed, and using a disciplinary referral as a pass. Because of his exceptional E.Q. I deferred as the student took over my role. Remember middle school? he challenged a class of sophomores.
"Yeah! It was wild ... A fight every day! Yeah, middle school was great.