Munif Chatib

EMPAT BUKU SEPERTI ALIRAN AIR

By Munif Chatib

SEKOLAHNYA MANUSIA, buku yang saya tulis 2009 itu seperti sebuah piring. Buku itu bercerita tentang sederhananya konsep SEKOLAHNYA MANUSIA yang mempunyai 3 bagian, yaitu:

Pertama INPUT, SEKOLAHNYA MANUSIA menerima siswa dalam berbagai kondisi. Siswa pandai, baik, nakal, bodoh dan anak berkebutuhan khusus. SEKOLAHNYA MANUSIA selalu menuju sekolah inklusi.

Kedua PROSES, SEKOLAHNYA MANUSIA menerapkan ‘The Best Process’. Maksudnya guru menerapkan multi strategi dalam mengajar. Tidak hanya ceramah sebagai metode tunggul.

Ketiga OUPUT, SEKOLAHNYA MANUSIA memotret kemampuan siswanya dalam 3 ranah besar, yaitu kognitifnya, psikomotorik dan afektif.

Jujur, untuk mewujudkan SEKOLAHNYA MANUSIA membutuhkan satu elemen yang harus sama paradigmanya yaitu GURU. Oleh karena itu buku ke dua saya adalah GURUNYA MANUSIA.

GURUNYA MANUSIA, buku yang saya tulis 2011 berusaha sekuat mungkin berbagi informasi betapa banyak sebenarnya strategi mengajar. Ada 20 strategi mengajar. Lalu bagaimana strategi mengajar tersebut ditulis dalam sebuah ‘lesson plan’. GURUNYA MANUSIA…

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Bullying In Teaching

Part of  “Teachers Bullying Your Child?” By WebMD

Why Do Teachers Bully?

Teachers are human, and it’s unfair to expect them never to utter a hurtful word.

But teachers do bully for various reasons, experts tell WebMD. A student may remind them of someone they dislike. Or, in a surprising reversal of the “teacher’s pet” syndrome, insecure teachers may bully bright students out of envy.

Other teachers suffer from personal problems — job burnout, marital woes, or severe behavior problems with their own children — and they take out their frustrations in class.

Furthermore, in some troubled schools, students bully teachers — and teachers dish it back to avoid appearing weak. “Teachers are often physically scared of students,” Twemlow says.

Teacher bullying spans “the range of human behaviors,” Twemlow says. But he has been able to identify two categories: a “tiny minority” of sadistic teachers and the “bully-victim” teachers.

“The sadistic teacher hacks on kids in a way that indicates they might get some pleasure from it,” he says. That means “humiliating students, hurting students’ feelings, and being spiteful.” For example, he remembers one teacher who repeatedly ridiculed a boy by calling him a girl’s name.

In an ideal world, there would be screening methods to weed out such “nightmare teachers,” he says. “We basically feel that sadistic teachers shouldn’t be teachers.”

For the bully-victim teacher, there may be more hope, he says. “This is the type of teacher who usually is passive and lets a class get out of control and responds with rage and bullying. These bully-victim teachers are often absent from work, they fail to set limits, and they do a lot of referrals to the principal because they like other people to handle their problems.”

These teachers could benefit from training on effective classroom management, he says. Continue reading

Salah satu hal yang harus diingat oleh orangtua anak berkebutuhan khusus: jangan sampai metode terapi dimana anak “harus” patuh menjadi pisau bermata dua sehingga anak tidak lagi tahu mana yang baik untuknya dan menerima saja semua perlakuan walaupun itu merusak dirinya…