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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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Mute Function: A teacher occasionally needs to temporarily turn off the audio to the system for private conversations or individual teaching.
and Mary McGaw, the center presents a greater range of clinical and research experiences than individual teaching hospitals are able to provide.
The Academy comprises 10 covered bays with the latest computerised teaching aids, practice areas and one-to-one tuition, offering golfers an individual teaching facility 365 days a year.
Today, both pairings continue to perform regularly, albeit limited by distance and individual teaching and performing schedules.
One teacher and one classroom assistant to a class of 30 in a primary school inevitably puts a limit to individual teaching.
There is also a Music Education Centre, with 25 individual teaching spaces, workshops, studio and a recording studio.
When tools are seen as what they are, the users are free to focus on the task, in this case, on what is most needed in an individual teaching situation, to focus on the children we are teaching, and most of all to focus on the goal of quality art education.
The software suite of tools enables K-12 teachers to customize the program to reflect individual teaching style, student needs, and class calendars.
The focus is on offering golfers an individual teaching facility 365 days of the year and providing better practice areas, especially during the winter.
Mr Abbott said: "I was invited along to a Euro awareness meeting called `Language for Work' by Business Link where the possibility of individual teaching arose.
The taped examples viewed during the session included group and individual teaching at the college and high school levels.
Instructors can customize and manage the content within the course environment to fit their individual teaching styles and their students' learning needs.

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