My goal here is to help parents 1 child at a time! As a prelude I would like to introduce you to some educational topics as well as The Top 5 Leaders in education.
How many of these incredible people do you know?
I’m going to share what in my opinion are the top leaders in education that really changed my life for the better. I studied about them during my educational journey . “ Over the years, there have been many outstanding teachers in the history of the USA. They worked to make the world a better place by improving the educational system and teaching practices. Their contribution changed the whole perception of education and shaped our society. Here are famous educators who have made a difference in the world.”
I’LL START FIRST WITH SOME FAMOUS TEACHERS IN HISTORY THAT I’M SURE YOU ARE FAMILIAR WITH. Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan, William McGuffey, Emma Hart Willard, Albert Einstein, Erin Gruwell, Mother Theresa, Toni Morrison, Pope Francis LEADER #1: Peter Tabichi “Named World’s Best Teacher, Peter Tabichi”
“World’s Best Teacher Peter Tabichi on how he reached the top” Kenyan Peter Tabichi, who has been teaching for more than 12 years, was recently named the best teacher in the world.
THE SCIENCE TEACHER AND FRANCISCAN FRIAR AT THE KERIKO MIXED DAY SECONDARY SCHOOL SPOKE TO BBC AFRICA ABOUT WHAT WINNING THE GLOBAL TEACHER PRIZE MEANT TO HIM, WHAT MIGHT MAKE HIM STAND OUT FROM OTHER TEACHERS, AND WHAT HE WILL DO WITH THE US $1 MILLION PRIZE MONEY.” An amazing story about an amazing educator. Published18 April 2019 SectionBBC News Brother Peter says, “Seeing my learners grow in knowledge, skills and confidence is my greatest joy in teaching! You can learn more about this person here http://Catholic Outlook
Leader #2: Bill Nye
“Technically speaking, Bill Nye isn’t a certified instructor, but for nearly 30 years, the mechanical engineer has spent his days educating audiences on all things science. From his popular series Bill Nye, the Science Guy to StarTalk and his many talks, debates, and presentations, Nye has led thousands of curious minds to the fascinating world of science. If that weren’t enough, he’s also served as an honorary Rhodes Class of ’56 guest professor for lucky students at Cornell University.” You can learn more at http://Bill Nye
Leader #3: Marva Collins
“In 1975, after working as a substitute teacher for 14 years, Marva Collins, frustrated by the lack of opportunities for African American students, opened the Westside Preparatory School on her home’s second floor. The school welcomed students who struggled in traditional classrooms and focused on phonics, math, and reading (later called the “Collins Method”) and was highly successful, helping some of the most marginalized students graduate. Collins was recognized globally for her work before her death in 2015. Marva Collins was a Chicago schoolteacher who strives to do her best to educate her students. However, she grew frustrated by the boundaries imposed on her methods by a failing public school system. Confronted by stubborn colleagues and a reproachful principal, Collins boldly decided to go it alone. Using her own funds, she created a prep school for inner-city students that she felt they deserved.” ( taken from a Google search ) You can learn more about this person at http://The Washington Post
Leader #4: Marie Montessori
Maria Montessori was the first female doctor in Italy and later developed the Montessori educational system still used throughout the world today. “After earning her doctorate, Montessori worked as a medical school instructor, but after spending years researching and studying child development, she moved into education and created a prepared teaching program for kids (later known as the Montessori method) that allowed for a child-led learning environment.” You can learn more about this person here http://Marie Montessori AND OF COURSE MY PERSONAL FAVORITE IS HOWARD GARDNER
http://Howard Gardner Multiple intelligences is a theory first introduced by Harvard developmental psychologist Howard Gardner in 1983 that suggests human intelligence can be differentiated into eight modalities: Visual-spatial, verbal-linguistic, musical-rhythmic, logical-mathematical, interpersonal, intrapersonal, naturalistic and bodily- …a theory I introduced to my students when I was a teacher. According to Fabrizio Pallazari @DrHowardGardner’s original work has persuaded people around the world that “we are all intelligent in different ways”, based on several values. It has brought many positive changes and benefits in the educational systems of different countries. #MItheory