Presentation on theme: "Teaching and Learning Education is not about filling the pail… it’s about lighting the fire!"— Presentation transcript:
Teaching and Learning Education is not about filling the pail… it’s about lighting the fire!
Teaching and Learning Winston Churchill once commented that he hated being taught, but he loved learning.
Quotes from the conference
Opportunitynowishere… George Pickering What is one thing you wanted out of this conference?
Have you achieved it?
Most of teaching methodology is common sense. Trindade Nahara The methodology must be relevant to the local situation. (Nahara) Are you able to critically examine your own teaching methods in the light of this conference?
Is there anything you will do differently when you go back to your school / teachers’ training college?
Teachers have a high status in the community. Armando Manjate They have a big responsibility to help their communities develop.
We gave our student teachers a project to go and teach their communities how to build latrines. Clever Siziba
We also teach our students to make bricks so that they can go and teach their communities how to build houses.
Stephen Bax We need to focus on the context Then plan our lessons Then reflect on what we have done.
Pictures provide a clue to the text when we don’t understand the language very well. Alberto Gaspar
The tiger grabbed the Brahman and said, ”You are not a wise man. You are a foolish man. I am so hungry. Now I will eat you.”
The children couldn’t get hold of the latest Harry Potter book in Portuguese, so they read the English one. Fitch O’Connell Children are motivated to read in English if they are interested in the material.
The teacher’s voice is a key tool in teaching a language. Stephen Bax