Two Teachers I’ve had
I have met nearly a hundred teachers from kindergarten to college. The role of teacher affects me not less than my parents. They open the window of knowledge and touch my heart with wisdom. The altitude, the knowledge and the love of teachers make me a good person. Unfortunately a few teachers treated me badly in the classroom. There are two teachers from sixth grade who I can not forget in my life because they are totally different in attitude, teaching method and classroom management. The first obvious difference between my six grade’s mathematics and history teachers is attitude. My math teacher favored some rich students who gave her presents. They were also treated as VIP students in the classroom even though they poorly did in exams. She also had a short temper and often shouted at us when she was in a bad mood. In addition, she was very religious to school rules and regulations. We could not accidentally break any rule. Sometimes she added additional inconsiderable rules such as standing for an hour outside of the class for missing homework. However the rich students were escaped from her punishments. One of rich students did not do homework but he was just warmed but was not punished. On the contrary, my history teacher treated us fairly and was friendly. She followed school rules and regulations and understood and helped students depending on the situation. She was such a flexible teacher. The second difference between my sixth grade teachers is teaching method. The math teacher used the teacher-centered teaching method. She put in her favorite lessons and did not ask what we wanted to know as study. She never explained any lesson again and told students who requested to explain “lazy students”. There were few activities in the classroom. Therefore the class was boring and full of lectures. On the other hand, the history teacher used the student-centered teaching method. Therefore there were topics that we wanted to know in the...
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