Step 1: Find Some Courage
Become a lion! Education needs a paradigm shift and it takes courage to initiate improved methods when the present system is an ineffective one for students.
Step 2: Find Some Patience
It takes lots of patience to wait for the results of this investment. Use the courage and patience you have today to learn the SOI way of teaching those intellectual abilities that underlie learning curriculum. Though they may not pay off as a return on your investment until students have left the school, you will see improved academics within six months.
It is necessary to have student scores on the twenty-six abilities required for mastery of curriculum. You will also need to know the student’s best intellectual learning style for teaching. A student’s learning style is his yellow brick road, i.e., what kind of information does he handle most easily? Is he or she a figural, symbolic, or semantic learner?
A. Identify needs and strengths of the group and then program accordingly.
B. Identify needs and strengths of each individual and then program accordingly.
Demand students’ rights to have scheduled lessons that include teaching of abilities for developing their intelligence. Continue reading “How to Take Education Out of the Land of Oz”