Even Classical composers can have a sense of humor! Master Teacher John Punt talks about a moment in class where the human side of a composer related to his students.
Category: Classical Education
End of Year Thoughts
"Despite all their time in study, our students’ worlds are not limited to books and math equations. In our schools, students are presented with such a wide array of topics that open their minds and hearts to appreciate so many disciplines. In art, they learn the skills of drawing, painting, and charcoal. In choir, they learn rhythms, harmonies, and the works of master composers."
The Teacher as an Artist
Teachers must possess both content knowledge and the ability to communicate it well to students. Teaching, helping to shape human beings, is a weighty responsibility, and it is imperative to have a proper understanding of this role. This post explores this topic, diving into the work and duty of the teacher.
Writing & Posing Questions
A Life Lesson from THE Founder
Very few men have stood as tall as George Washington in their character, nobility, and humility. Among his peers of founding fathers, he is known as THE founder. The one who led his tattered army to victory in the fight for independence. The one who led his country toward stability as the first president. The… Continue reading A Life Lesson from THE Founder
Facilitating Student Talk
As a teacher, how do you know that your students are engaged? How do you know what your students are thinking? What ideas arise for them as they assimilate new information with prior knowledge and concepts? Investigating these questions reveals insights into how students interact with content while simultaneously highlighting the quality of the opportunities… Continue reading Facilitating Student Talk