Attentive listening would be one of my biggest practices young children pay attention to everything so they would be able to know if my response would be genuine or generic. Also the words of a teacher hold much power your response is the difference between a productive days or a day that the student just wants to be over. Being a teacher comes with an abundance of other inner jobs that are behind the scenes and you have to be prepared for anything because no days will be the same and I believe that is one of the best parts of the teaching profession. I want to be a part of helping to help shape and change the one thinks about the world and I truly consider this to be one of the rewards of being an amazing teacher due to the fact that a student will be different after they leave your class and everyone after that. The world is ever changing for that reason a teacher has to keep up with the world that is evolving around them.
However, effective communication is one of the hardest tasks for teachers because we all communicate in different ways and through different means. This is why teachers also need the desire to learn because it will motivate them to learn more useful ways of communicating and connecting with the students. To help students attain these goals, a teacher who leads by example can demonstrate to students how to communicate to others. In addition, if teachers are excited about what they teach, they will create a better learning environment that will motivate the students to learn. My philosophy of teaching consists of these two traits because after they leave my class, I want them to continue their education with the desire to learn more and to communicate this desire and the skills they have obtained with others.
“This is the value of the teacher who looks at a face and says there’s something behind that and I want to reach that person, I want to influence that person, I want to encourage that person, I want to enrich, I want to call out that person who is behind that face, behind that color, behind that language, behind that tradition, behind that culture. I believe you can do it. I know what was done for me.” (Maya Angelou) America is yearning for teachers who are passionate about their jobs. America is desperate for a change in teaching. This generation needs teachers who wants to influence their students, creating something so wonderful, and making a diamond out of the ruff.
Teachers generally need to know how to prepare lessons, activities, and how to manage and organise classrooms. To add, teachers must know how to use a broad range of teaching and learning strategies to help the students to be interested and to learn appropriately. Effective strategies of teaching should be assimilated with knowledge to ensure that it is taught effectively. Teachers need to provide care for the students by providing them with an encouraging, comfortable and safe classroom atm... ... middle of paper ... ...he student’s school journey and to be remembered by students as a valuable teacher is beyond rewarding. Reference List Barry, K. & King, L. (1998).
This concept takes into account that all students are unique and have various strengths, weaknesses, and interests. However, rather than the teacher adapting curriculum to specific individual’s needs during planning the t... ... middle of paper ... ...n successful design of the inclusive class. As a new teacher setting up the learning environment using the described strategies will have its difficulties. However in order to alleviate any fears I possess it is important that I become familiar with existing practices of successful differentiated instruction, engage in professional development and discussions, build relationships within the class and beyond the school. In addition to this, one of the most important practices for me as a teacher is that of reflection.
Introduction An effective teacher will excite, inspire and motivate students to be active in their learning, investigate new areas of knowledge and make connections to future learning (Whitton et al 2010). When a teacher is successful, their students are motivated, mutually respectful and ready to build on their knowledge and solve real-world problems. To be a teacher of value, one must have many skills and qualities to cater for a diversity of learners and their individual development; this includes many personal traits that are noticed students. In today’s society, teachers are faced with ongoing challenges and need to be equipped with a range of teaching options and strategies so they are able to make the best possible decisions in their lessons. A teacher needs to be equipped to make appropriate decisions and consistently reflect on their effectiveness.
Being an educator requires an act of listening; listening is a vital aspect of school and life. You must observe and listen to your students in order to build on their prior knowledge, skills and interests. I will teach and implement the HEAR strategy (Halt, Engage, Anticipate, Replay), which offers concrete steps to focus on and improve listening, in my classroom. Teaching is complex. It often requires educators to juggle multiple tasks and goals simultaneously and flexibly.
It is known to us that the most important factor in the school setting is the teacher. (PowerPoint professional) A teacher must be able to use the different educational philosophes that we learned during the duration of this semester. They can have students to learn by doing. This is a pragmatism approach to things. Or they can incorporate behaviorism to their classroom.
Students should be active in their schooling, they should be challenged, and they should be continually growing in their education. The Common Core addresses this thinking. They ask that students are encouraged by their teachers to think critically and investigate in the classroom. Students should be able to make inferences from the text in an English classroom. They should be encouraged to do so in all lessons and activities.
Tacit Knowing and Education How is tacit knowing or tacit knowledge utilized in the classroom? This has been my question since discovering the term coined by Michael Polanyi and reading the excerpt of The Tacit Dimension. I have reflected on my experiences in a second grade classroom and observations of students being able to or not being able to refer to the tacit dimension in the classroom. In rethinking through Polanyi's assertion that "we can know more than we can tell", I will review ways in which students (children and adults) use intuition and other forms of tacit knowing in the classroom. I will also speak to the detrimental effects of particular school reforms such as the No Child Left Behind Act, which diminish the student's ability to use tacit knowledge in the classroom.