Posted by Peter Greene: 15 Sep 2016 10:24 AM PDT
Like many jobs in the world, particularly those that deal with humans, teaching requires focus on both forests and trees.
A teacher faces questions like these in the classroom:
What body of information do I need to convey to my students in a deep and integrated manner that best fits their pedagogical requirements and will most help them take their place as fully-actualized adults in the world?
What instructional techniques can best be used with this particular set of content-based objectives that also blend with and respect the cultural and personal backgrounds of my students while maintaining a whole child approach that helps achieve my global objectives?
But these questions are also part of the classroom world:
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