Jesus The Teacher
Jesus' Teaching Methods
Jesus' Use Of Questions
Websites and Articles
Jesus taught - (Groundwork)
Why Was Jesus Called "Teacher"? - Ray Pritchard (Christianity.com)
9 Characteristics Of Jesus As A Teacher - Dale Roach (Like A Team)
What Kind Of Teacher Is Jesus? - Ted Newell (Crossway)
The Greatest Constructivist Educator Ever: The Pedagogy of Jesus Christ in the Gospel of Matthew in the Context of the 5Es - William H. Robertson (Christian Perspectives In Education)
The pedagogy of Jesus in the parable of the Good Samaritan: A diacognitive analysis - Peter N. Rule (HTS)
The Pedagogy Of Jesus - Albert Woodland Jackson
Jesus and His Pedagogy In Teaching - Linda Chiang & HeeKap Lee (SlideShare)
The Pedagogy of Jesus - G. William Ellis
The Teaching Methods of Jesus - John W. McCoy, Ed.D. (The Journal Of Biblical Foundations Of Faith And Learning)
The Journal of Research On Christian Education (Various articles)
Jesus and Learning Styles
What Are Your Preferred Learning Styles - Tracy J. Robbins
The original article - Margaret F. Williamson and Roberta L. Watson
From a Seventh Day Adventist Perspective
But Not Just A Good Teacher
Think About It
Learning From Jesus Jesus?
Compile a list of Jesus' teaching methods and the Bible passages that reveal those methods.
A Starting Point (Click the arrowhead to the right)
Consider the following suggestions. List the Bible passages that illustrate these methods.
Jesus taught by His actions:
This study on Jesus' teaching methods primarily draws on Jesus' example rather than what He taught about teaching.
Jesus taught by His words
Illustrations from everyday life
Although sometimes did not answer a questions but replied with another question or changed direction
Use of figures of speech
Reading and explaining scripture
Asking "What do the scriptures say?" e.g. Luke 10:25-26, Matthew 12:3, 5; 19:4ff; 21:16; 21:42; 22:29
Jesus' Teaching Challenged
This video lists teachings of Jesus that "cannot be accepted" and He was therefore not a good teacher.
You should be able to counter all of these suggestions. It is a good opportunity to think about how we understand Jesus' teachings.
Some of Jesus' teachings are difficult but that does not mean that that they can be dismissed so easily. Some thought is required but thought is sufficient to answer all of these objections.