Moving towards an Egalitarian classroom

Today’s student progresses faster in an environment that is not the traditional hierarchal but more equal in terms of defining the roles of instructor and student. Although the shift from authority figure to facilitator may be difficult for many teachers to accomplish yet that is what students are asking of their teachers. They are looking […]

Silence in higher education

How often is a classroom completely silent? Many teachers would it is a rare occurrence. The idea of silence makes most students uncomfortable, yet it can be a powerful teaching tool. How can this be so? Well, silencing our thoughts opens up opportunities for both reflection and evaluation of life’s challenges. Many of the Eastern […]