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teach school

To teach; to be a teacher in a school. Did you know that Karen teaches school? I thought she was stockbroker. Don't feel so bad. I've taught school for 30 years, and I still run into situations I don't know how to handle.
See also: school, teach

teach (one) a lesson

To convince one to avoid some unwanted behavior in the future through the inflicting of some form of punishment or harm. Can be said of the harm or punishment itself, or the agent inflicting the harm or punishment. After the CEO was found guilty, he was forced to repay $150 million in damages and will spend the next 10 years in jail. If that doesn't teach him a lesson, I don't know what will. A: "The cat scratched Bobby this time when he pulled its tail again." B: "Well, that ought to teach him a lesson." Are you going to mess with my little brother again, or am I going to have to teach you a lesson?
See also: lesson, teach
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But while No Child cracks down on emergency certified teachers, it makes few demands on the issue of race--such as who gets access to teaching programs.
9) Participants who learn from purposeful teaching tend to become lifelong learners who seek further educational and training opportunities, and they also lean toward modeling these behaviors in their own teaching and managerial roles.
This exploratory study sought to begin to fill some of the gaps in the literature related to personal and professional adjustments of school counselors-in-training with and without teaching experience.
On 393 he writes that medieval and Renaissance universities were not research but teaching universities.
As you write your education platform you need to understand the relationships between teaching practices and platform elements.
Though the commission's view of teachers and teaching has gained in popularity in recent years--witness Secretary of Education Rod Paige's recent call to dismantle the current system of training and certification--few of its recommendations have been widely embraced.
Pressey (1926, 1927, 1932) at Ohio State University, who published a series of papers in School and Society between 1926 and 1932 on his development of a simple teaching machine to provide self-paced instruction in a variety of basic skills.
You should first present a global overview of what you are teaching, then present a bit of the new technique, return to the global overview, present another piece of the new skill, and so on.
Education Week noted recently that "pressure to improve the quality of the teaching force has never been greater," and everybody--politicians, academics, media, and teachers--has declared that better teachers are the cure to America's educational woes and the key to continued global leadership.
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The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in collaboration with the Association of American Colleges and Universities is involved in a longterm investigation of how professionals are educated in the United States (Shulman, 2005).
A more systematic approach proceeding from fundamental principles would have produced a better teaching manual.
Since online education is a new paradigm, many faculty are unprepared for the fundamental differences in the roles required for teaching online.
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