12th Grade EnglishHealthy Habits of the Mind Coach
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Good teaching promotes rigor and discipline.
Good teaching exercises and strengthens Healthy Habits of the Mind.Good teaching nurtures the student's Emotional Intelligence.
As Einstein said "Imagination is more important than Knowledge."Teachers are coaches and students are athletes.
Teachers are not fountains of wisdom and students are not empty vessels.Classwork should often be intellectual workouts and exercises.
What is important to teach and practice should improve the students
quality of life as well as prepare them for college.Depth is more important than breath.
Learning to write clearly is learning to think clearly.Learning to organize and development essays is learning to organizeand develop thinking.Reading fiction exercises the imagination and enlarges the personal worldAs Einstein said, "If You Want Your Children To Be Intelligent, Read Them FairyTales. If You Want Your Children To Be More Intelligent, Read Them MoreFairy Tales."