What is a good result?
Sweet modern wisdom says that we must keep a positive attitude and rather than seeing mistakes, we should value successes. It appears all over the […]
Teachers make naive assumptions all the time. They believe that students are interested, while they are merely polite. It’s even worse for teachers’ trainers, because […]
To keep in mind…
We want the best for the kids. No doubt that we long for the best teaching technics, that will make every student smart and happy. […]
Highly skilled teachers?
Recruiting teachers at a higher level doesn’t necessarily mean higher outputs, but it is still desirable. At the beginning of the 20th century, in France, […]
Being confident about small and big things
I observed a teacher yesterday. She’s serious and dedicated. Yet, sometimes she lacks confidence. At some point of her lesson, she spotted a boy who […]
Why did they fail?
The bad marks of the students may be or may not be the consequence of a bad teaching. The students may be lazy or have […]
5 almost serious tips to improve your authority
1. Be a man A man appears spontaneously as more dangerous than a woman. As a matter of fact, 95% of the prisoners are male, […]
Don’t overestimate our teaching methods
You should ask questions whenever you doubt during your training sessions. It’s the only way to avoid unnecessary suffering during your daily practice. Don’t try […]
Learning from mistakes
People shouldn’t be afraid to make mistakes, but should be trained to deal with them. If one never attempts to speak for fear of making […]
It’s important to learn by heart… sometimes
Memorize what you need in order to avoid stupid memorization. The Latin tests at the French baccalauréat are the dumbest thing possible. In the curriculum, […]
A complex task
Or how to take advantage of a pedagogical training It’s not difficult to pinpoint failures in an education system. One only needs to remember why […]
My students don’t read!
I won’t insult you by reminding you how important it is to read. Let’s go straight to the point. To be honest, there is no […]
Don’t be afraid to provide some feedback!
This seems to be a very common Asian trait. Although the problem does exist in the Western world, it is less widespread, and takes different […]
Rituals and routines will save your lessons
Rituals constitute a kind of discipline in advance, before the disturbance. They avoid a lot of violence and coercion. Their benefits are huge. I daresay […]