International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 1554-5210

Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2014, Vol. 10(2) 43-55

Teaching Students of Today: The Buddha’s Way

Ong Puay Liu, & Ong Puay Tee

pp. 43 - 55   |  Manu. Number: ijpe.2014.050

Published online: June 15, 2014  |   Number of Views: 3  |  Number of Download: 23


Abstract

21st century students are living on the highway of rapid information technology, residing in homes equipped with modern gadgets that allow them to stay connected through virtual media. The fact   that students’ mind-sets are changing means that there is a need for corresponding changes in pedagogy. The Buddha is known as ‘Teacher of gods and men’, who is able to communicate his teaching of the Dhamma to people far and wide, and from all walks of life. What lessons can present-day teachers learn from the Buddha’s pedagogy? This article sets to describe the Buddha’s teaching methods, and their relevance for present-day teachers and students.

Keywords: Dhamma, pedagogy, Buddha, education, teaching methods.


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Liu, O.P. & Tee, O.P. (2014). Teaching Students of Today: The Buddha’s Way . International Journal of Progressive Education, 10(2), 43-55.

Harvard
Liu, O. and Tee, O. (2014). Teaching Students of Today: The Buddha’s Way . International Journal of Progressive Education, 10(2), pp. 43-55.

Chicago 16th edition
Liu, Ong Puay and Ong Puay Tee (2014). "Teaching Students of Today: The Buddha’s Way ". International Journal of Progressive Education 10 (2):43-55.

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