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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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.
If you haven't plotted out your story as it relates to your sales process (or perhaps tried and failed before), working backward from your teachable moment might help you reenergize your sales process.
Instead, I am fining up an RoA-related teachable moment of another sort for him, one that will hopefully shift his perspective on investing the company's significant profits and growing cash reserves.
WASHINGTON and MEXICO CITY--The idea to mark the 500th anniversary of the arrival of European settlers in the New World with a global celebration was transformed into an extended teachable moment and an attempt throughout North, Central and South America to get people to rethink their view of history and indigenous peoples.
Encountering misinformation, misapprehension, or misunderstanding is a teachable moment.
Parents who are concerned about possible negative impacts of a rest stop would be well advised to use questions from their children as a teachable moment about poverty, social justice and the pernicious effect of the not-in-my-backyard factor.
Involve the whole family in the planning process and you can take advantage of a teachable moment as well.
A small teachable moment -- courtesy of a small child.
Benefits accrued even after the "pretty practical, low-intensity intervention" ended, suggesting that "pregnancy may be a teachable moment for promoting continued behavioral changes," Suzanne Phelan, Ph.
It's a teachable moment, as people keep saying, and I think it's a teachable moment about higher education policy issues, about the relationship between democracy and education, and about students' roles in their own civic life," Heinecke, an associate professor in U.