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Facilitating learning versus teaching

Posted by Hlengiwe Zwane on 04 August 2022, 14:05 SAST
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As technology has grown, it has also changed how teachers relate to their students and their classrooms. With a wealth of information at their fingertips, students today have the tools they need to uncover a tremendous amount of facts and knowledge independently. In this environment, many students value less of a top-down delivery method. Instead, teachers now function more in a facilitative role. Their job has slowly evolved into a position where they help students understand how to learn, love learning, and uncover and understand the information they find.

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Written by Jon Konen

Never has a school year given us so much to gripe about… and never has the school break brought such a feeling of sweet relief. At the end of a year that left students, teachers and parents all feeling like we ran a marathon, and a year filled with uncertainty still ahead.Teaching is one of the fields hardest hit by the pandemic and it is still reeling and trying to find its footing as we speak. 

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