The Art of Teaching

The Art of Teaching Review

The noted classicist presents his educational methodology, within the context of history, from the Sophists to modern teaching....

Title:The Art of Teaching
Edition Language:English

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    The Art of Teaching Reviews

  • max

    Over the years I have met people who were students of Gilbert Highet when he was a classics professor at Columbia. He was by all accounts a gentleman of the old school, a genteel and erudite scholar w...

  • Roger Lakins

    This book was first published over sixty years ago. It still stands as a classic mind opener to anyone who is truly interested in becoming a teacher or in improving his or her skills as an educator. I...

  • Ebadur

    A bit old fashioned in some things, but otherwise absolutely lovely especially the first three chapters - introduction, the teacher and the teacher's methods. OK chapter 4 on the Great teachers and th...

  • Fredösphere

    Really a surprisingly good survey of the various arts and crafts that come together in great teaching. As I'll be teaching a creative writing class starting this fall to H.S. students (home school co-...

  • Stefan Hull

    Worth reading again. ...

  • Tait Jensen

    This is a product of a far different time, and, thus, we must acknowledge the sexism and the subtle racism while still recognizing the jewels of wisdom contained in these pages. Highet outlines, with ...

  • Ashley Cobb

    Overall this was a pretty good book and had some good nuggets of wisdom to offer the reader. It was written in the 1950's and it shows. A modern reader at first pass may determine that this book is da...

  • Jamal

    Considering my career as a teacher I had different expectations. The book, however, took teaching into another level that's so broad. The book is filled with other people's experiences in the realm of...

  • Ben Palpant

    Next to The Seven Laws of Teaching by Gregory, this is the most helpful book I have read on the craft of teaching. She rightly recognizes that all teaching is character formation and his advice Ames t...

  • David Withun

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