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Personal Practice & Study (Part 1) – Embodiment & Knowledge of the Teachings

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Lesson Overview

In this lesson, we explore the reasons behind the vital need for teachers to engage in personal practice and self-study.

Objective

Explore the reasons why personal practice and self-study are vital for effective teaching.

Description

Describe why personal practice and self-study are so vital for effective teaching. Personal practice and self-study are forms of looking inward. Explain ways in which it’s also helpful to look outward to help you grow personally and professionally. Explain the implications of surprising research showing that a person who has been driving for 20 years is not a better driver than one who has been driving for five. Differentiate naive practice” and “purposeful” or “deliberate” teaching practice?

FYI – Here we explore this topic as part of teaching foundations. Go deeper and get more inspiration in Personal Practice & Study + Embracing Suffering.

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