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BASIC TEACHING & LEARNING COURSE (KAP CENTRAL ZONE/2013) 19 - 23 FEBRUARY 2013
ASSIGNMENT ONE (1)

NAME| NUR AZIEMAH MOHD AZMAN|
ID. STAFF| 302753|
FACULTY| COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES|
CAMPUS/ COLLEGE| SHAH ALAM|
QUESTION NO.| 2|

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NUR AZIEMAH MOHD AZMAN
BASIC TEACHING & LEARNING COURSE
19 – 23 FEBRUARY 2013
(CENTRAL ZONE)
UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA (UiTM)

ASSIGNMENT 1 – QUESTION 2“Learning is not a spectator sport. Students do not learn much just sitting in classes listening to teachers, memorizing pre-packaged assignments, and spitting out answers. They must talk about what they are learning, write about it, relate it to past experiences, and apply it to their daily lives. They must make what they learn part of themselves.” Explain how you will conceptualise this principle in your classroom?|

There is a saying that goes:
“Give a man a fish; you’ll feed him for a day. Teach a man how to fish; you’ll feed him for a lifetime.” As an educator, I hold on firmly to saying above. When I first started teaching, I told myself that I can either be a teacher who is only concerned about what need to be taught or I can be a teacher who is concerned about what and how something is supposed to be taught. I chose the latter. Why? Students had spent more than 12 years of learning in schools where most of the time, they sit and listen to what the teacher is teaching. Little or less participation on their behalf is incorporated during those 12 years. The main objective is to pass 3 ‘big and important’ examinations in 12 years. Sad to say, they soon forget a big chunk of what they had been learning for the past 12 years immediately after they finish their last paper for SPM. This is because students are only made to remember what they are taught; not to retain them. You can remember...
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