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Scott Habeeb's Blog – February 2009 Archive (2)

Use a Scalpel Not a Band-aid or What I Learned From Ray

As a new teacher I I learned so much from being able to work closely on a team with Ray Moore.

One thing Ray taught me was to focus on what our students really need. I would describe his lesson as follows: Don’t use a band-aid when you need a scalpel.

Like most teachers, my goal was to impact the lives of my students. I would love for one of them to say one day that I was the reason for some positive direction they took. My ultimate goal in the classroom – beyond teaching… Continue

Added by Scott Habeeb on February 15, 2009 at 5:00pm — No Comments

What if teachers were like the coaches of the Steelers?

What if the coaches on the Pittsburgh Steelers each had different expectations for the players on the team?

What if the offensive line coach expected all of his players to arrive to a game 2 hours before it started so that the offense had time to run through plays, but the coach of the receivers tells his position players that they don’t need to arrive until 15 minutes before the game started? It would be pretty hard for the offense to practice. What if the linebackers’ coach… Continue

Added by Scott Habeeb on February 1, 2009 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

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