Contrasting the Psychology Teachers

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They say that the college experience is all about what you make it. Some say that to get the best education and experience you have to go to an IV League school like Harvard or Yale. Some may be right and some may be wrong. But this has yet to be proven. Most can say that their experience will vary from everyone else’s. But what will always vary and greatly is the experience from high school teachers to college teachers. High school psychology teacher Mr. Slater and University psychology professor Mr. Torres both have different styles of teaching, expectations from their students along with the atmosphere that they present in the classroom. Giving each and every student a different perspective on what their experiences will be. Setting off a positive atmosphere is always a good way to start off the year and give the students a taste of what the semester holds for them. High school psychology teacher, Mr. Slater, teaches about 5 classes of 25-28 students each. Giving each student the opportunity to grow as an individual and allowing them to realize they’re full potential. Mr. Slater allows the students to say what they need to say and they analyze it as a class to set examples. But never disenfranchising a student’s self-growth. University psychology professor, Mr. Torres, taught 4 classes of anywhere from 350 to 500 students each. His presentation of a positive atmosphere is by allowing his students to choose to attend the class lecture and free to do the work when they wanted, as long as it was all done by the assigned due date along with the lab reports. As well as not taking attendance and giving the student that freedom to make that responsible choice as an adult to show up for the class that they have chose to pay for.
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