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Teacher-Student Sexual Relationships - Student and teacher relationships have many benefits for both teacher and student in the classroom. There are many different types of these relationships, from being friends to being mentors to even being something of a mentor or parental figure. However, in recent years, a new type of relationship has come into existence, one that is neither healthy nor legal. When student and teacher relationships blossom into something that is more than just a friendship, people can get hurt, families can be torn apart, communities baffled, and fellow students put at a disadvantage....   [tags: Teacher-Student Sex]
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The Principle of Building Teacher-Student Relationships - This paper reviews the principles of building a Teacher-student relationship that is positive, respectful and enjoying. It reflects on the importance of such relationship and what are some theorist’s opinions about such. Included are a few do’s and don’ts on how to build a healthy relationship that both benefit the teacher and the student and my opinions and understanding of each. At the end I have included a short interview with my co-worker Nilsa Torres. Torres has been a high school mentor in an after-school program in the past; however, she is now lead teacher at a community Head-Start Program in the North Philadelphia area....   [tags: the learning processs] 2445 words
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Student and Teacher Relationships Go Bad - Student and teacher relationships have many benefits for both teacher and student in the classroom. There are many different types of these relationships, from being friends to being mentors to even being something of a mentor or parental figure. However, in recent years, a new type of relationship has come into existence, one that is neither healthy nor legal. When student and teacher relationships blossom into something that is more than just a friendship, people can get hurt, families can be torn apart, communities baffled, and fellow students put at a disadvantage....   [tags: sexual, education, ethics] 894 words
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Correlations Between Teacher-Student Relationships and the Student's Development - Interactions are in Articles 3, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16 Thesis: Teacher-student relationships develop from daily classroom interactions between teacher and students. The establishment of warm, positive, healthy teacher-student relationships and interactions is crucial to student’s emotional, behavioral, and cognitive development. Article 7 According to Allen (2013), improving the quality of teacher-student interactions within the classroom depends upon a solid understanding of the nature of effective teaching for adolescents (p....   [tags: behavior, classroom, emotional] 2775 words
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Student- Teacher relationships will improve - Student- Teacher relationships will improve From the very first day of school on, student- teacher relationships will be improved in smaller classes. Patricia Handley has been an elementary school teacher for twenty-eight years. She has had the opportunity to teach in both small and large classes. On the first day of teaching her first small class Handley comments, “I immediately noted their sense of importance; no one seemed lost in the crowd” (2002). In a small class, as the students enter, the teacher can take the time to greet each one....   [tags: essays papers]
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The Importance of Good Teacher-Student Relationships - The Importance of Good Teacher-Student Relationships What kind of relationship should a teacher and a student have in the classroom. The answer to this question may seem like an obvious one to many because a teacher and a student should always strive to have a good relationship in order to fare well in the classroom. In fact a good relationship creates many advantages between both teacher and student. For instance, a good relationship produces a good environment within the classroom, which can be a vital point to the success of both teacher and student....   [tags: Education Teaching] 672 words
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Student-Teacher Relationships in Teacher Program Education s - ... (1986) Effective Teaching and Mentoring: Realizing the Transformational Power of Adult Experiences. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Danielewicz, J. (2001). Teaching selves: Identity, pedagogy, and teacher education. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press. Denzin, N. K. & Y. S. Lincoln (2000). Introduction: The discipline and practice of qualitative research. In N. K. Denzin & Y. S. Lincoln (eds.), Handbook of qualitative research (2nd edn.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1─28. DuBois, D.L., Holloway, B.E., Valentine, J.C., & Cooper, H....   [tags: montoring, pedagogical principles, lessons]
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Teacher and Student Relationships - The teacher student relationship is very important for children. Children spend approximately 5 to 7 hours a day with a teacher for almost 10 months. We ask ourselves what is considered a good teacher. All of us have gone through schooling, and if fortunate had a favorite teacher. A positive relationship between the student and the teacher is difficult to establish, but can be found for both individuals at either end. The qualities for a positive relationship can vary to set a learning experience approachable and inviting the students to learn....   [tags: Education Discipline Essays]
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Teacher-Student Relationships - Teacher-Student Relationships First and foremost, teachers should focus on their relationship with the students, because without that bond, there is little chance of managing the classroom efficiently. Students should be aware that the teacher wants them to be successful both in and out of the classroom (Backes & Ellis, 2003). The best way for teachers to show students this desire is to exhibit a personal interest in all aspects of the students’ lives (R.J. Marzano, J.S. Marzano, & Pickering, 2003)....   [tags: essays papers]
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The Benefits of a Positive Teacher-Student Relationship - A close professional relationship with students has important, positive and long-lasting implications for students’ academic and social development. Improving students’ relationships with teachers well not solely produce gains in achievement but will attain higher levels of achievement than those students with no close relationship with teachers. When a student feels a personal connection with a teacher, has frequent conversations with a teacher, or even receives more guidance and praise, then that student is more likely to become more trustful of that teacher or show more engagement in the classroom or rooms....   [tags: academic and social development]
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The Student-Teacher Relationship: Annotated Bibliography - Baker, Jean A., Sycarah Grant, and Larissa Morlock. "The Student-Teacher Relationship As a Developmental Context for Children With Internalizing or Externalizing Behavior Problems." School Psychology Quarterly 23.1 (2008): 3-15. Print. This article discusses the significantly at-risk students for behavioral impediments including depressive, anxious, overactive, impulsive, and aggressive behavior. The article outlines positive interest associated with school when students experience feelings of relatedness or closeness to teachers....   [tags: Annotated Bibliography] 2653 words
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The Link between the Teacher-Student Relationship and Academic Achievement - The teacher-student relationship has been linked to academic achievement throughout a student’s elementary and secondary educational years. This relationship is characterized by “having the presence of closeness, warmth, and positivity” (Baker et al., 2008; O’Connor, Dearing, & Collins, 2011; Silver, Measelle, Armstron, & Essex, 2005). When a teacher displays these characteristics, it enables students to feel safe and secure in their learning environments which in turn empowers the student towards high academic achievement....   [tags: tools in education]
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Gender and the Student/Teacher Relationship - Gender and the Student/Teacher Relationship Some people say that school is an environment where you can learn not only the fundamentals of math, English, history, and science; but also the foundations needed to build lasting relationships. Throughout our twelve years of required education we make countless friends and acquaintances, and with them we create relationships that can possibly affect the rest of our lives. One such relationship, which is extremely influential but often overlooked, is the relationship between a student and their teacher....   [tags: Education Argumentative Persuasive]
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Americanization of Student and Teacher Relationship in The Ramen Girl - Confucian beliefs have played an important role in the East Asian societies for centuries, thus Japan is not an exception. One of the main features of Confucianism is the set of five hierarchical orders, one of them being the master and his disciple interaction. It can be adapted to a specific relationship between a ramen noodle master and his apprentice. This kind of interactions has been shown in the Japanese film Tampopo and its modern American remake The Ramen Girl. In both films the student and teacher interaction can be seen as one of the main, if not the most important, narrative strands, around which all the action is centred....   [tags: The Ramen Girl Essays]
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The Relationship Between Student and Teacher - The relationship between student and teacher refers to an ancient and deeply respected bond. Children spend the daylight hours engrossed in education lasting typically 9 months of the year. As members of a collegiate institution, we experience every aspect of the student-teacher relationship (STR). We understand the difference between a professor that captivates us, leaving the ticking clock behind and instead drawing us in until we stare into the subject matter with intense passion and one whose lifeless lectures cause our eyelids to fall....   [tags: Education, philosophy of education]
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Anne Sullivan: The Teacher of Helen Keller - ... At only age 14, Anne didnt know how to even read or write her name. But 6 years later, Anne Sullivan graduated from Perkins. Not only as a great student, But as valedictorian as well. She told her classmates these simple word, "Fellow graduates, duty bids us go cheerfully, hopefully, and earnestly. And set ourselves to find out especial part. When we have found it, willingly and faithfully perform it.." Anne was glad to finally be graduating. And getting to finally experience life the way she wanted to....   [tags: home, institution, school, teacher] 559 words
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Overview of Student Learning - Every student has their own preference for learning, whether it is visual instruction, auditory instruction, or kinesthetic instruction. Whichever their learning style is, teachers’ core responsibility is to instruct their students in the subject matter in a way for them to understand. At the same time, teachers must make sure that students are genuinely learning the content. There are teachers who assume these types of instructions are sufficient enough to ensure that students are learning. However, student learning goes beyond direct instruction....   [tags: education, student learning]
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Teacher and Student Rights - Teacher and Student rights have been evolving ever since the 60’s and 70’s. Prior to this, teachers substituted as the students’ parents while they at school, “en loco parentis”. Now, teachers have been restricted from laying a single hand on students or even saying anything that may offend them. In addition to strict regulations for teachers, they also implemented more limitations on students. Although I don’t think that teachers or students should be allowed to say and do whatever they please, there are some laws that need to be changed....   [tags: regulation, tolerance, speech] 635 words
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Building Learning Community through Student- teacher relationship - Critical Commentary The overall journey was writing journals, I passed through many times to learn, unlearn and re-learn. In this journey I realized and experienced that how important to unlearn for teachers because process of unlearn guide to close look of self-analysis. Through this process, I experienced three significance phases. In first phase I reflected on selected journal entries. This reflection helped me discover the strategies I need to adopt to build positive relationships with my students....   [tags: Education, Leading, Learning] 2782 words
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The Impact of School Culture on Student Achievement in Rural Education - School climate, also known as organizational health, has been described as the atmosphere, culture, resources, and social networks of a school (Collie, Shapka, & Perry, 2011). School climate involves three dimensions: the relationships between members of the organization, the personal development of the members, and the maintenance and change of the organization (Collie, Shapka, & Perry, 2011). As we consider the relationships between the members of the organization we must consider all of the relationships that make up the school environment....   [tags: peer-to-peer relationships, school climate]
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Student Assesment - Strengths: Rob Geis is a respectful and polite student. When he interacts with others his verbal abilities are excellent, he looks like a clever student. Rob seems very responsible because his attendance is consistent and his homework is stable. Needs: He may need to increase his social skills and interact more with others. He needs to ask for help when he does not understand the math concepts. In addition, it is imperative that he builds his self-esteem, experiments success, and feels that he is a valuable member of the class....   [tags: Assessing Student Learning]
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Description of Teacher Standards - In reflecting about all that I have learned during my first five years of teaching, I have found it to be a very humbling experience. As a first year teacher, people always complement you on your new and innovative ideas, but that quickly wears off when you are faced with changing district climates, new co-workers, and of course the state and national politics of education. At the beginning of my PDP, I selected teacher standards 4, 5 and 10. (4)The teacher understands and uses a variety of instructional strategies, including the use of technology to encourage children's development of critical thinking, problem solving, and performance skills....   [tags: teachers, teaching, tribes training] 1079 words
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Formative Assessments:Improving Active Learning and The Teacher/Student Relationship - The five articles presented common themes about educational learning. They illustrate the need for teacher reflection and adjustment to meet students’ needs, establishing quality rapport and providing students strategies become an active learners and involved in the learning process through and monitoring their own understanding. In the articles there is research quoted that illustrates how they can dramatically impact student learning and achievement. In (Kaftan, Buck, & Haack, 2006), it states formative assessment is a tool teachers can use to probe students understanding, inform instructional decisions and develop relationships....   [tags: Education]
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The Teacher Who Changed My Life - As I walked into my World History class as a sophomore, I was unsure what to expect from the notorious Coach Scott Stein. I knew him as a football and wrestling coach, but I had heard stories about him being a killer in the classroom. It did not take long for me to really enjoy this class, to look forward to each session and to be genuinely excited about World History. Of course, I hated it at first. About two weeks into the course, Stein told us that the first test was in a few days and that we would all most likely fail....   [tags: How a Teacher Changed My Life] 756 words
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The Importance of Social Relationships in Child Development - ... Children are usually rejected, aggressive, troublesome, unable to maintain a close relationship with other children and can not establish a place for themselves in the peer culture, they are in high-risk conditions. Communication and relationships are two elements that are integrated into a single binomial. Therefore possess good skills in relationships with others determines the quality of our life. To achieve this it is necessary that our relationships are natural, without misunderstandings and conflict and all this is achieved correctly knowing converse with others....   [tags: education, student, peer, communication] 675 words
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Article About a Teacher and Student Trial - Police interview tape played This morning, jurors in the case viewed the girl's videotaped interview with police. During the interview, which lasted about 90 minutes, the girl detailed the alleged incidents with Groves. Yesterday, jurors heard from her in person. Student testifies teacher chats led to 'sexual stuff' Ex-Woodstock educator on trial for assault charges By CHRIS REINOLDS Atlanta Journal-Constitution Staff Writer Students gravitated to the classroom of Woodstock High School coach Gene R....   [tags: essays research papers] 509 words
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The Importance of Teacher Feedback in The Educational Environment - I. Importance of Feedback Feedback should be communicated in language that is understandable for the learner, have a genuine purpose, and be significant for the individual needs of each student. Through feedback, teachers can provide the students with suggestions for development, learning strategies, and corrections for errors. The importance of constructive feedback allows for many positive opportunities. One important element is that feedback provides a foundation for positive student and teacher relationships....   [tags: Education, teaching]
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Role of the Teacher - Role of the teacher: According to collective argumentation model by Brown and Renshaw (2000) the skills of representation, comparison, explanation, justification, agreement and validation are to be used in co-ordinating the phases of their interaction in small groups. The use of these strategies is realized in small group situations in which the teacher first guides the students in sharing their personal views on interpretation of the problem or task in question. This is followed by comparing, explaining and justifying various perspectives in small groups, by establishing a joint agreement, and then by presenting the group’s joint representation to the whole class for validation....   [tags: Education, philosophy of education] 1646 words
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Teacher-Student Interaction - Teacher-Student Interaction Being able to determine what teachers expect from students and what students expect from teachers is the key to creating positive classrooms that work. Teacher-Student interaction is a two way street; The students relate to the teachers, and the teachers relate to the students. If teachers develop and build upon self-esteem and mutual respect within their classrooms, the teachers will achieve positive relationships with the students. Many years ago, power relationships and authority figures in our society were clearly defined....   [tags: Persuasive Education Learning Papers]
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Ethics of the Student and Professor Relationship - When discussing the importance of professional boundaries in mental health work, most people think first of relationships between psychotherapists and clients. However, similar boundary considerations are relevant for professor–student relationships, supervisor–supervisee relationships, consultant–consultee relationships, and researcher–participant relationships. Although different dynamics are at play, the relationships psychologists have with each other, with other professionals, and with the general public have boundaries that warrant ethical consideration as well....   [tags: Ethics ]
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My Philosophy of Education - Introduction The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.-William A. Ward My philosophy of education is that learning requires retention of knowledge and the ability to transfer the knowledge for a meaningful purpose. Retention of knowledge requires that data being introduced by teacher conveys a value through direct meaning or through associative value by blending with previously obtained knowledge (Mayer, 2002). The most difficult job a teacher faces is determining these motivators in order to make the material desirable and obtainable....   [tags: teacher reflections, student motivation] 2006 words
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An Effective Teacher - To me teaching is one of the most important jobs in the world. To make a difference in a child’s life is a huge privilege. There are many key attributes to being an effective teacher but for me some of the key attributes are effective communication and establishing good relationships, guide children’s behaviour, setting up a good environment for learning and being well organised. They are many other factors that also need to be considered not to become just a good teacher but a great teacher. Effective communication is one key element to being an efficient teacher....   [tags: Education, philosophy of education]
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Professional Learning Communities - INTRODUCTION Traditionally, teacher development typically occurs through trial and error in the isolated confinements of each teacher’s classroom with some periodic whole-group professional development (Goddard & Goddard, 2007). Within the past few decades, many schools and districts, including ours, have considered and experimented with Professional Learning Communities (PLC) as an alternative framework in guiding a more efficient development program for their teachers. PLCs are focused on enhancing student learning through developing teacher practices....   [tags: teacher collaboration and student achievement]
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Never Forget What It Was Like to be a Student - Never Forget What It Was Like to be a Student After a great deal of reflection, I found this statement to be at the core of my teaching philosophy. If you can not understand students, you can not expect to instruct them or guide their learning as effectively. Some of my best teachers, for example, where those who understood that students’ attention spans were limited and at any given moment their pupils were facing many more challenges than those merely presented in class. By developing a connection with students on some level, these teachers demanded a respect that was not simply based on fear....   [tags: Philosophy of Education Teaching Teachers Essays] 708 words
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Student Athletes Should Never be Tested for Drugs - Random drug testing is starting to become more frequent in schools; especially towards student athletes. Schools have been drug testing student athletes since approximately 1995 and in 2002, the court made it a law that high school athletes must be drug tested. There are several testing methods that use hair, urine, oral fluids, and sweat. Urine testing is the most popular type of testing for drugs. The debate of drug testing student athletes is still on the rise amongst people. Supporters of drug testing student athletes believe that drug use in student athletes is becoming popular....   [tags: Essays on Drug Testing]
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What about Doug: Understanding Student Diversity - Schools are often regarded as an ever-changing environment in relation to education becoming more complex and dynamic. Teachers can expect to have a diverse range of students in their classes due to the Australian society becoming more diverse in terms of cultural, social and family backgrounds, ethnic origins and levels of ability. According to Forman (2011) teachers are likely to educate at least one or more students with a diagnosed intellectual, physical,sensory or learning disability within their teaching career....   [tags: teaching, individualizing]
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Relationships - How have three texts you have studied enhanced your understanding of relationships. Refer to Maestro and two other texts of your choosing. Relationships are a complex part of today’s society and affect all areas. All relationships are different, and they influence the decisions made by people and others around them. The three texts ‘Maestro’ by Peter Goldsworthy, ‘Dead Poets Society’ directed by Peter Weir and ‘Goodnight Mr Tom’ by Michelle Magorian all enhance the understanding of relationships....   [tags: essays research papers] 1409 words
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Everyone's Story Begins with a Teacher - ... Depending on the student’s learning capabilities, teachers must at times, adjust their lessons to make sure their understanding directions and assignments. The Bureau of Labor Statistics emphasizes that “[s]tudents with learning disabilities and emotional or behavioral disorders often are taught in traditional classes” (“High”). This special population requires extra attention and may need the extra help. It is the teacher’s responsibility to make sure they understand what is being taught because the student’s results reflect back on the teacher....   [tags: business educators]
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The ABCs of Managing Teacher Stress - For my article response assignment, I chose “The ABCs of Managing Teacher Stress.” In this article, it discusses the major stressors that come with being a teacher and how to decrease the stress so they do not become a statistic. The way the authors break up the article is by making three strategies: A is for acknowledge, B is for Behavior Modification, and C is for communication. The article did not mention some stressors including salary, little down time, constant paperwork, student test scores, and selflessness....   [tags: acknowledge, behavior modification, communication]
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What Makes an Effective Teacher - Introduction What is teaching. What do we mean by quality education. What is the best way to motivate a child to reach their full potential. These are some of the questions that the effective teacher may ask themselves. In fact, much of the role of the modern teacher can be defined in the statement; Teaching – reflections, questions, decisions. These aspects are interwoven and iterative. Teachers need to reflect upon various policies, concepts and strategies. They need to ask the right questions and make the right decisions....   [tags: reflections, questions, devisions, teaching] 1906 words
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PLC: A Teacher Development Program - ... For collaborative teams to be effective, the team must focus on the development of curriculum concepts, assessing student data, developing student-centered quality lessons, and providing daily collegial support. In healthy developing schools, professional development in the form of reflective practice, supportive supervision, cooperative evaluation, and work-study groups are routine practices in the day-to-day operation of administration, faculty, and staff; they are embedded in the school's culture, rather than artificially injected or superimposed as an event, such as a workshop or in-service experience scheduled intermittently (Gupton, 2003a, p....   [tags: Instruction, Education, Curriculum] 896 words
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Becoming an Effective Teacher - Teachers are educated, organised and committed individuals who edify children in pre-school, primary schools, teenagers in high school and adults in college and university. In the past, teachers were described as individuals that merely present information for the students to learn. Today the role of a teacher is significantly more advanced then the past, as teachers are now seen as facilitators who renew their knowledge and teach the students using a wide variety of teaching methods, teachers that plan the learning, and implement the plan and assess the students....   [tags: philosophy of education]
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Teacher Reflection and Evaluation - Teacher Reflection and Evaluation It is important in any career to reflect on your day, week, month, and even year. It is important to grow and improve yourself. Effective teachers know what to do and why to do it (Danielson, 2009). As a teacher you are faced with many problems throughout the day. It is easy to focus on just the problems that are going on in you classroom. It is easy to focus on Johnny’s behavior and complain about it to your co-workers. There comes a time that you need to ask yourself, “What can I do to help Johnny improve?” At this time you should sit down and reflect on what you have done and other objectives you can do....   [tags: situational thinking, deliberate thinking]
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The Influence of Effective Teachers on Student Achievement - CHAPTER ONE - INTRODUCTION Overview The influence of effective teachers upon student academic achievement has long been recognized as a positive factor (Darling-Hammond, 2000; Joyce, Hersh, & McKibbin, 1983; Hargreaves & Fullan (Eds.), 1992; Hord, 1994). Over time, continuity of certain teaching practices and changes in teaching have evolved (Cuban, 1984; Johnson, Musial, Hall, Gollnick, & DuPuis, 1996) as teaching approaches reflected the philosophies and needs of the mainstream culture. The impact of high quality teaching upon student achievement is continually under close scrutiny as the focus of all stakeholders in education remains on school improvement with concerns about assessment...   [tags: Education, philosophy of education] 847 words
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and the Student - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and the Student Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common obstacles that some students face in the process of learning. ADHD is often confused with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). It is very important to understand the difference between ADHD and ADD. It is also very important to understand the symptoms and behaviors associated with ADHD, as well as the causes and treatments available. After a complete understanding of the basics of ADHD, a closer look at the education system is essential....   [tags: Teaching Educaion ADHD]
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Developing a Student Centered Management System - Developing a Student Centered Management System (SCMS) requires looking beyond the past’s teacher centered directive form of education delivery. Simply having materials or supplies in place and providing teacher-led academic instruction leaves the critical ingredient of the student out of the equation. I agree with Wong and Wong (2009) when they state, “Classroom management consists of the practices and procedures that a teacher uses to maintain an optimum environment in which instruction and learning can occur” (p....   [tags: Education, teaching, teachers]
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Becoming an Effective Early Childhood Teacher - What separates a good teacher from a great Teacher. “First and foremost a teacher must love working with children. No matter how well you teach, there is always room for Improvement ” (Killen,2009.p.100) .In this Essay I hope to show some of the key attributes, that I consider essential to becoming an effective early childhood teacher. Those key aspects are communication, building lasting relationships, engaging students effectively in the learning process, and encouraging and appreciating diversity in the classroom....   [tags: Education, philosophy of education]
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How to Improve the Education of a Student - Issues1 of Ai Ling Two issues are identified here: First, Ai Ling sets low academic expectations for herself. As such, she probably just targets to pass her subjects and will not put in enough efforts to master the content. According to Bandura’s Theory (1982), she has low self-efficacy and will not be motivated to excel in whatever she does. Second, she is unable to catch up with her peers despite her efforts put in and she would feel that she is not as competent as compared to her peers and would probably feel out in the class....   [tags: motivation, self-efficacy, learning] 590 words
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I Want to Become an Elementary Teacher - Forest E. Witcraft once said “One hundred years from now, it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in or the kind of car I drove. But the world may be different because I was important in the life of a child.” Many people think that “Those who can, do, those who can’t teach” (What Teachers Make) but what those people don’t know is how much hard work and training goes into become a successful and effective teacher. Description of Career Elementary school teachers are not only responsible for academic achievement, they are also responsible for providing students with a stable, clean and safe learning environment....   [tags: college and career research]
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Ethics and the College Student - Throughout history humans have needed and desired to be educated, whether it is how to hunt or how to design a state of the art hyper speed spacecraft. With that in mind there has also been ethical questions dealing with higher education or education in general. Within these pages some of those questions will be discussed. Take for instance online learning, what are some of the ethical dilemmas that may arise from going to college without actually going to college. Along with average student there is also a special breed called student-teachers....   [tags: education, academic dishonesty]
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Communication In Workplace and Academic Relationships - This rationale will explore the importance of effective workplace relationships when implementing National and Local Policies. It will look at the Every Child Matters Policy (ECM) and workplace policies identifying the need for positive outcomes in teaching and learning. It will then look at the aspects of communication within effective workplace relationships and relate this to the success of working together. Reflection will be made on work based tasks in practice and theories will link this to the results....   [tags: Interpersonal Communication]
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My Experiences as a Student - The guideposts in my life regarding education stem from two quotes; one from Christopher Morley, “There is only one success-to be able to spend your life in your own way” and one from Epictetus, “Only the educated are free.” The first implies happiness, and fulfillment through independence and the second implies the method to achieve the first. It is through the implications of these two quotes that my internal metrics evaluate my education thus far. I believe that a robust appraisal also requires a full perspective as George Santayana noted as being necessary for understandings; “A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness; happiness resides in imaginative reflec...   [tags: educational reflection] 2949 words
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