“Teaching = helping someone else learn.” L. Dee Fink
How do you feel about this quote? Why do you teach (or want to teach)? Post to your blog.
I think this is a good perspective. A teacher should be a guide who helps the student avoid pitfalls and who helps decide where to go from any given point.
Learning is an internal process and it starts with willingness. If the willingness and motivation burn out teaching can involve helping to rekindle the desire. If this has to have to happen every day, however...