>Dan's comment:(roughly)"... motivated students will learn a heck of a lot >more from a bad teacher out of an old book than unmotivated students will >learn under any circumstances." > >He's hit the nail right on the head. At my scholl 100% of the grads atttend >college, about 50% in state and 50% out of state, many at Ivy League >colleges. With these motivated students, it really doesn't matter how I >teach. I'm mainly concerned with making it as easy as possible for them to >learn so they can take more courses. > > >Kent >
I don't think you are giving yourself the proper credit. Motivated students still need the proper guidance, just as a good sailing vessel needs the right wind. It matters a great deal how you teach motivated students.