Re: 3 solutions for school game???/jan

Darlene Sybert (c557506@SHOWME.MISSOURI.EDU)
Fri, 16 Aug 1996 16:14:55 -0500

On Fri, 16 Aug 1996, Eric Crump wrote:
> On Fri, 16 Aug 1996, Darlene Sybert wrote:
> > I believe this would be as difficult to achieve at the Freshmen level
> > as "parent as friend" is with young children. Not that you can't have an
> > amicable and caring relationship in both cases, but I believe both groups
> > need the security that some-one whose been there and knows is going to
> > help them get all these scary things sorted out... and if this
> > person of experience feels confidence in them, they begin to feel confident
> > also...
> I believe you've just described 'teachers as colleague' better than I
> could. Difficult to achieve? maybe. I'd rather think of it as
> challenging. And very worth the effort.

If this is what you mean by teachers as colleagus, then I would say
I think it is the only way to fly!>

Darlene Sybert
University of Missouri at Columbia (English)
...I felt like some watcher of the skies
When a new planet swims into his ken;
Or like stout Cortez when with eagle eyes
He star'd at the Pacific--and all his men
Look'd at each other with a wild surmise__
Silent, upon a peak in Darien. -Jn Keats