teachable moment

teachable moment

An unplanned experience that gives an educator an opportunity to convey new information or ideas to his or her students.
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"I want this to be a teachable moment and that lesson here is that words, words matter," he said.
"And I hope that they become a teachable moment, for not only these young individuals but actually for all of us.
"Experts describe the moment when a person has been seriously injured and is lying in a hospital bed as a 'teachable moment' and a time when that person is more likely to be open to help and support."
She shared the video to offer a teachable moment to people on the internet.
Volunteer to judge and recruit your team members to make the Maggie Awards[R] a teachable moment.
This case study serves as an example of how one nursing program decided to use a HIPAA violation by a senior nursing student, and use it as a teachable moment, rather than a terminal mistake.
"This finding suggests a diabetes diagnosis within a family may be a teachable moment to improve health behaviors at the household level," the authors write.
Lysette ended her statement by calling on Amazon to use the alleged incident as a "teachable moment" and "re-center the other trans characters in this show with the family members."
'What you are experiencing is called a teachable moment,' said Tamblyn.
In a letter sent to parents and supporters following the visit the camp wrote: "For the sake of a teachable moment, we did raise the Palestinian flag as a sign of friendship and acceptance.
It was, she said, "for people who wanted to be educated, like me," a reminder of Couric's teachable moment with Laverne Cox in 2014.
Ever the teacher, Larry made his last journey a teachable moment on how to die the best death possible, even with a pernicious disease.