Instructional Methods: Is teaching a science or an art?

Instructional Methods: Is teaching a science or an art?

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
1b. Teaching has been Defined as both an art and a science. Explain
Teaching has been defined as both an art and a science. As an art it calls for inspiration, intuition, talent and creativity. Gage (1984) describes it as an instrumental or practical art which requires improvisation, and spontaneity. As a science it requires one to have knowledge and skills on how to teach, how to select and apply the correct formula for each classroom situation. Continue reading Instructional Methods: Is teaching a science or an art?