Art of Teaching

ISBN-10: 0679723145

ISBN-13: 9780679723141

Edition: N/A

Authors: Gilbert Highet

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The noted classicist presents his educational methodology, within the context of history, from the Sophists to modern teaching.
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/13/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Introduction
Teaching constantly changes
It covers many different subjects in school and college
It is widely practiced by ordinary people in daily life
It is difficult and important
This book is an outline of its methods, not of its subjects
The Teacher
His rewards and his difficulties
The qualities of a good teacher
Knowing the subject
Liking the subject
Liking the pupils
Bad schools and bad classes
Knowing the pupils
Youngsters
Individuals and types
Eccentrics
Knowing other things
Humor
The abilities of a good teacher
Memory
Will-power
Kindness
The Teacher's Methods
Preparation
Planning
Renewal of material
Communication
The three methods
Lecturing
Delivery
Notes and their use
Punctuation
Tutoring
Invention and purpose
Difficulty
Value
Methods described
Recitation
Examinations
Questions and discussion
Competition
The uses of tradition
Punishment
Fixing the impression
Review
Questions
Statement of outstanding problems
Great Teachers and Their Pupils
The sophists
Socrates
Plato
Aristotle and Alexander
Jesus
Good teachers and bad pupils
Good schools and bad products
Good fathers and bad sons
An explanation and some remedies
Renaissance teachers
The Jesuit teachers
Teachers of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
Fathers of great men
Professional men
Amateurs
Teaching in Everyday Life
Fathers and mothers
Husbands and wives
Executives
Doctors
Psychiatrists
Clergymen and priests
Advertisers, publicists, propagandists
Communist education of prisoners
Authors and artists
Principles of everyday teaching
Notes
Index
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