The political landscape of education is plagued with sterile debates and false oppositions.
There is no correct answer to questions like “What is the best teaching approach?” “Is class repetition effective?” or “How to motivate students?”
Being a good teacher is complex. If I pretend to explain it to a novice, I should be humble and remember some fundamental truths.
Rien n’est dit, pas de cris, pas de plan, à quoi bon ?
Un gradé inconnu visite les cagnas.
C’est entouré d’enfants que vous deviez partir.
Quand serai-je à mon aise?
One could assume that a good teacher would be able to transfer his skills to other teachers as well, as he is used to pass on knowledge. Sadly, it is far from true.
La pédagogie piétine et déçoit, parce que l’on continue à rechercher des grands principes, là où il faudrait réfléchir à des compromis.
Disappointment strikes hard when it comes to teaching. We try our best to increase the attention of the students and to promote critical thinking, but the result is the opposite. Does it mean that the technique is bad?
Easy money is a curse for both individuals and societies. When we succeed in developing a country, new, deeper, challenges arise.
Many conflicts at school or at home arise because of homework. If you take some precautions, you can avoid most of them… and still get the work done.
Collaborative learning is popular and entertaining. But there are a few mistakes to avoid.