Discussion 1: The Teacher and Healthy Relationships (Preview Content)
Dr. Perrin and Robyn Burlew discuss the importance of cultivating healthy relationships.
Discussion topics (numbers refer to the timeline of the video):
–0:45: What is an appropriate, healthy relationship with a student?
–7:50: What does it look like when a teacher has healthy relationships with other peers?
–10:30: Robyn shares an example of a teacher who began with a rocky relationship with a parent but cultivated a healthy one over time.
–22:14: Robyn explains the master-apprentice model as incorporating aspects of the teacher as dispenser and teacher as facilitator models “at opportune times.”
–26:00: How does a teacher know when to move from one didactic mode to another?
–32:00: Why is embodiment important for education in a classical school or homeschool setting?
–35:10: Robyn addresses the importance of giving students time in between classes.
–36:30: How and why a teacher is not a college professor.