Is Uni Teaching us Everything we need to Know?

Reblogging for my own reference. I need this right now.

My Teaching

The short answer to the title question is no. I believe uni is just a time consuming task that has to be done in order to get a decent wage. Basically it gives u a piece of paper to do the job that I am assuming for most of us taking the courses comes naturally.

I came across this blog post of Miss Taylor found here and I found her comments really interesting she basically feels she is not ready to be a teacher and she has heard other first year teachers say that there first year in a school were horrific. My question why is this happening and why are we as people silly enough to pay for a $30 000 education that is not actually giving us the skills that we need.

Early on when I started teaching I got some great advice about planning the person I…

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About jacquelinehowlett

I live in Townsville, I crochet, go to yoga and pilates, walk, study, and drink craft beers. Me in a nutshell.
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