6 things professors wish they could tell their students, but never do
USA TODAY College: "6 Things Professors Wish They Could Tell Their Students, But Never Do" Students: this advice is likely true whether it comes from HS teachers or college professors... It could be the best advice you read in education.
What makes a great teacher great? Who are the professors students remember long after graduation? This book, the conclusion of a fifteen-year study of nearly one hundred college teachers in a wide variety of fields and universities, offers valuable answers for all educators. In stories both humorous and touching, Bain describes examples of ingenuity and compassion, of students' discoveries of new ideas and the depth of their own potential.
Classroom Discussion: Professors Share Favorite Strategies for Engaging Students
"I’ll pass out two or three poker chips to every student. As we begin the discussion I ask each student to give me back a chip each time they answer a question. Rapidly the talking students use up their chips. Since they can no longer speak in the class it leaves the non-talking students to answer the remaining questions." @Hannah Mestel Mestel Mestel Mestel Spencer