Great teachers empathize with kids, respect them, and believe that each one has something special that can be built upon. "- Ann Lieberman. As an aspiring teacher this quote promotes the ambition of mine, as my ultimate goal is to work with child and to become a primary teacher. I very much enjoy being around children and would love to be able to teach them valuable life lessons during their time in primary school in addition to the content of the national curriculum. This will help them grow emotionally and mentally into mature young people and it is this that I want to be a part of.
Some of the subjects taught by one teacher include, but are not limited to: art, science, social studies, math, reading, music, and even gym. As an elementary school teacher you need to have the entire package. Elaine Briffin, 1995 National Teacher of the Year states,” Nothing could be more adventurous than helping students learn to teach themselves” (“The Teaching Career... ... middle of paper ... ... that. It helps to be good at both listening and speaking to not only your students but also to parents and other staff members. Patience, creativity, and organization, will also help you become that beloved teacher students remember fondly for the rest of their lives.
In conclusion, teachers are the basis for all learning, and each one, if properly applied, has a beautiful gift. The gift given to teachers to bestow on their students is something that other people are not able to understand. I personally believe that I am called to teach, love, and nurture children, helping them to understand and retain the necessary knowledge of life. Teaching, for me is a life-long dedication to school, and improving the children that sit within the classrooms. I will dedicate my life-long learning to educating and bettering the lives of students.
Each student should be encouraged to do their best and achieve goals that they may have never met before. Another good quality is, I believe a teacher should have is good communication skills. They should keep not only the students informed on what is going on in the class, they should definitely keep the parents informed as well. Teachers need to know how to communicate with all their students because some are at different levels than others. One quality that would make me a good teacher is, I am good with kids.
Personal Philosophy of Education and Learning My philosophy on education and learning is simple; to teach my future students to the best of my ability to achieve academic success. As well as getting to know my students well. Getting to know a little of their background can help make a difference in our teaching career. As a teacher, we care for our student’s educational needs and to achieve a full potential in their learning ability. I believe that education is an individual, unique experience for every student who enters a classroom.
How many teachers spend t heir ... ... middle of paper ... ...velopmen t of a successful learning. I want to be a good elementary school teacher who can stimulate and help improve the minds and lives of countless students by sharing with them the gift of knowledge. I will be the one who will change the statistic. My classroom will b e open for everyone no matter who they are or where they come from. Everyone will be a dream-maker in my classroom and I will not be a dream killer.
An effective teacher not only succeeds at helping all students learn, but increases learning for all students as well. Effective teachers possess three main characteristics or qualities. First, an effective teacher will know how to motivate his/her students. Second, an effective teacher will carefully plan a lesson, implement that lesson plan, and test students’ knowledge on that lesson by using essential teaching skills. Third, an effective teacher will use a variety of strategies in hopes of fulfilling all students learning needs.
The teachers all felt it was important to make a connection. They suggested taking interest in the student’s native language and home life, or having students share language, holiday traditions and foods. ELL teachers can also try to incorporate the different cultures to enrich their lessons. I was a... ... middle of paper ... ...elementary teacher notices huge improvements with her young students. She sees how they gain confidence and language and because of her, participate and speak more in class.
I agree the reward system, establishing rules, and monitoring events are excellent ways to teach responsibility and instill moral values. I think a good teacher can incorporate all different “beliefs” and identify what works and what doesn’t. The lessons students learn in kindergarten are basic skills and remain with them for the rest of their lives.
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. After spending some time reading about effective teaching, I found that one of the key aspects that seemed to come up most was communication.