Sometimes, instead of trying to describe what we do as teachers, it's a little easier
to draw parallels with another career.
Oct 13, 2010 ... Teaching is gardening. When I'm gardening, I'm doing all I can to help the various
plants in my garden flourish. If an fern or a rose bush isn't ...
Share your metaphor with teachers from across the country. ... Explore metaphors
that others have shared. ... Exchange ideas about metaphors for teaching.
In a study of K–12 teachers, R. V. Bullough found that teachers who choose
metaphors to describe their professional roles had to reflect on teaching and
what it ...
In this metaphor, the student's are the artist, the teacher is the kit, bringing all of
the necessary supplies and tools along in order to create an opportunity where ...
Apr 6, 2010 ... In suggesting ways to define effective teachers, discussions ... Finally, a theatre
metaphor can help to describe teachers who have a firm control ...
Nov 18, 2008 ... Teachers and teaching student and faculty generated views and metaphors.
new teachers describe their professional identities through the metaphors they
choose to represent their teaching selves, and compares the metaphors chosen ...
Nov 24, 2008 ... The above quote is a favorite in academic circles; hardly a year goes by without
someone using it to describe the teaching and learning ...
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The use of metaphors can be a helpful tool in describing our concept of the
teaching ... In the literature teaching metaphors tend to fall into 4-5 main