Bathina Know Thyself
Bathina, J. (2013). Before setting a course to learn, know thyself. Phi Delta Kappan, 95(1), 43-47.
Summary: The author argues that teaching preservice teachers effectively includes knowing oneself and sharing about oneself.
1. Life map: Share the contours of your life with students and encourage them to develop their own life map.
2. Questioning: Teach students the power of asking questions.
3. Empathy and tolerance: Nurture in young people empathy for thier fellow human beings and tolerance for what is different.