Teachers Who Are Needed in the Classroom Today and Tomorrow

From notes, speeches and writings of Abdulalim A Shabazz,
Distinguished Professor of Mathematics
Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
Lincoln University, PA

Years of observations and study have revealed that all students learn in basically the same way - naturally - just like babies learning to negotiate the world into which they are born. All students, therefore, need and want teachers who will give them a chance before judging and characterizing them. Again, thousands of years of experience and success in teaching all students of all cultures, ethnicities and backgrounds tell us that the most successful teachers in reaching, teaching and inspiring all students to pursue excellence are those who: All students (the experienced and inexperienced) readily respond positively to these kinds of teachers, and they learn how to learn, excel and learn to love the pursuit of knowledge.