Post Academic

A Post Academic Present to You: A Classic Instructional Video on Teaching

Posted in Absurdities by Caroline Roberts on December 25, 2010
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I happen to love the old educational videos that have surfaced on the Web, and this one on classroom discipline was amusing. Even though it is old and stodgy (those puffy hairdos!), it’s fun to see how pedagogy was distributed. Here goes:

Seems like the old “it’s the teacher’s fault” attitude has been around for a while. So, is it true that a “friendly attitude with a sprinkling of humor” goes a long way in the classroom, or is this yet another hip-teacher fantasy that’s doomed to leave real-life instructors disappointed?