Harry Wong
Dec 2017
Vol 14 No 4

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Connecting the Art & Science of Teaching – Brad Johnson & Tammy McElroy

By Dr. Brad Johnson and Tammy Maxson McElroy • Jun 1st, 2013
The authentic relationship with the student is particularly important because the teacher has the potential to greatly influence the student. Don’t continue to perpetuate the antiquated “taskmaster” style of teaching. This style is where you fill the students with information and expect them to sit still and memorize information. The authentic relationship allows the student to become an active rather than a passive participant.

Engagement Beyond the Classroom

By Dr. Brad Johnson and Tammy Maxson McElroy • Dec 1st, 2011

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Student engagement is a hot topic in the current educational conversation.  Many school initiatives, professional development, and technology are focused upon student engagement in the classroom. But what about student engagement beyond the classroom?…

Teaching: The Dirtiest Job in America

By Dr. Brad Johnson and Tammy Maxson McElroy • Sep 1st, 2011
Well, its the start of a new school year. This means teachers are excited, eager, and ready to make this the best year yet! However, as the days and weeks begin to pass, it is important to remember to take care of your body, so the enthusiasm can be sustainable through out the year.

Have We Childproofed Education?

By Dr. Brad Johnson and Tammy Maxson McElroy • May 1st, 2011

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This article is based on excerpts from the book entitled The Edutainer: Connecting the Art & Science of Teaching which aims to help teachers survive and thrive while they help students succeed in the twenty-first …

The Changing Role of the Teacher in the 21st Century

By Dr. Brad Johnson and Tammy Maxson McElroy • Sep 1st, 2010
The present method of school and teacher improvement is much like trying to create a new and improved 8-track tape player. It sounds great in theory, in but in reality, although it might have new bells and whistle; it is still just an 8-track player.

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