How often have you heard a teacher say something to the effect that their job is not to entertain? My guess is pretty often. I know I have heard it a lot. Teachers jobs are to educate. What bothers me though is that learning should be fun! I just love to learn. That is why I read, why I attend conferences, why I do many things. I enjoy learning. I think learning should be fun and enjoyable. I see fun as different from entertainment. Basically entertainment is passive. One sits and watches someone else do something interesting and entertaining. Fun is participatory. Fun is taking part in the experience ...read more