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Aristotle
(384–322 B.C.) Greek philosopher who tutored Alexander the Great. [Gk. Hist.: NCE, 147]
Arnold, Dr
. wise headmaster of Rugby shows his understanding of youth. [Br. Lit.: Tom Brown’s School Days; Magill II, 1039]
Auburn schoolmaster
learned and severe yet kind master of the village school. [Br. Poetry: Goldsmith The Deserted Village in Norton Literature]
Bhaer, Professor
teaches writing to Jo; eventually marries her. [Am. Lit.: Little Women]
Brooks, Miss
(Connie) popular TV show features a harried Miss Brooks as high school teacher. [TV: “Our Miss Brooks” in Terrace, II, 174]
Chips, Mr
. lovable and didactic schoolteacher. [Br. Lit.: Good-bye, Mr. Chips]
Chiron
knowledgeable Centaur; instructed Achilles, Jason, and Asclepius. [Gk. Myth.: Parrinder, 62]
Grundy, Miss
Archie’s grumpy high school teacher. [Am. Comics: “Archie” in Horn, 87]
Hartsook, Ralph
backwoods schoolteacher has severe problems with boisterous older pupils. [Am. Lit.: The Hoosier School-master; Magill I, 373]
Hicks, Miss
history teacher, antiquated but wise, impassioned, and just to her pupils. [Am. Lit.: Saroyan The Human Comedy in Magill I, 392]
Kotter, Gabe
teacher of Special Guidance Remedial Academics. [TV: “Welcome Back, Kotter” in Terrace, II, 423]
Leonowens, Mrs. Anna
young Welsh widow, tutors children and women of King of Siam. [Br. Lit.: Landon Anna and the King of Siam; Am. Musical: Rodgers and Hammerstein The King and I in On Stage, 333]
Moffat, Miss
teacher in Welsh mining town. [Br. Lit.: The Corn Is Green; NCE, 2982]
Pangloss
character who taught Candide “metaphysico-theologocosmolonigology.” [Fr. Lit.: Candide]
Phillotson, Mr
. Jude’s former schoolmaster. [Br. Lit.: Thomas Hardy Jude The Obscure]
Porpora
famous music master of Consuelo and Haydn. [Fr. Lit.: Consuelo, Magill I, 156–158]
Silenus
knowledgeable tutor of Bacchus. [Rom. Myth.: Daniel, 213]
Socrates
(469–399 B.C.) Greek philosopher; tutor of Plato. [Gk. Hist.: NCE, 2553]
Squeers, Wackford
dismally ignorant schoolmaster, cruel to his charges. [Br. Lit.: Dickens Nicholas Nickleby]
Swift, Kate
stern schoolteacher, takes pains to encourage any signs of genius. [Am. Lit.: Anderson Winesburg, Ohio in Benét, 1095]
village schoolmaster
stern yet kind; the rustics wondered “that one small head could carry all he knew.” [Br. Poetry: Gold-smith The Deserted Village in Magill IV, 823]
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Explain why you agree or disagree with prohibitions against teaching creationism or intelligent design.
Most teachers in schools who are not "highly qualified" are either teaching subjects in which they are not certified or have been emergency certified.
Purposeful teaching (7) moves away from traditional training systems (characterized by presenting topics in specific time frames and composed of lectures and demonstrations with results measured in multiple-choice test formats) to a systems approach, which aligns all elements of the educational process.
Most important, perhaps, researchers have also not looked at the perceptions of counseling students with and without teaching background.
This phase of teaching is useful for diagnostic as well as instructional purposes.
By the late sixteenth century the teaching of moral philosophy became more systematized and teachers often used textbooks, a development found in philosophical teaching generally.
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Teaching would gain some of the accoutrements of a profession, such as career ladders that enable teachers to gain in status and pay without leaving the classroom; master teachers would design training programs and supervise no vices.
The authors of several articles in this issue of Library Trends (for instance, O'Hanlon, Cox, Kaplowitz, and Hansen) present the results of practical experiences in teaching these skills and general World Wide Web skills through the medium itself.
Studies indicate that one of the most powerful teaching tools extant is having the students teach one another.
The class breaks into groups, and Matthews, a 29-year teaching veteran who studied opera in college, is darting from group to group.
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