Sometimes, instead of trying to describe what we do as teachers, it's a little easier
to draw parallels with another career.
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Nov 18, 2008 ... Teachers and teaching student and faculty generated views and metaphors.
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 ...
May 29, 2012 ... 1) Challenge one: what is your “teaching is like____ ” metaphor? .... For one
thing, everyone has been describing theirs so beautifully that I find ...
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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
Nov 24, 2008 ... These metaphors describe both the educational process in general and ... For
those of us who teach, the educational experience is difficult to ...