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Teachers and Their Students

- I remember signing up for sociology, not having the slightest idea what it was. I figured it would be interesting since I had been told one learns interesting things in college. However, besides that broad piece of advice, I entered a class not knowing even facts as simple as the definition of sociology. Little did I know, I did not have to worry. On the first morning of class I was seated towards the front with my notebook and pencil at the ready. Maggie Hunter entered the room and it was evident that she was excited to teach and also open to learning from us....   [tags: teachers, philosophy of education]

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Technology Plan for Teachers and Students

- The responsibilities of administrators are to support their staff in integrating new technology in order to achieve new levels of productivity and achievement. A new technology plan is needed to decide if integrating technology into the system will be beneficial for the curriculum. The administrators must share this vision with other educators, parents, member of the community, and especially business leaders. Technology will enhance the learning ability of the student and boost the teacher’s morale (November, 1998)....   [tags: Technology, IT, teachers, ]

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Teaching Styles and Effectiveness of Teachers

- Becoming a teacher can be an exciting and challenging experience for anyone. It can be quite difficult to put four years of knowledge into their teaching and into a classroom environment. And while it may seem challenging at first it does become easier over time. A teacher is not only someone who teaches, but they are a symbol of learning. A teacher is a person who plays the most important role in the development of any student. The future of those students depends on the qualities and the dedication of that teacher....   [tags: extrinsic and intrinsic, permissive teachers]

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Teachers as the Foundation of Society

- As a young student I believe that an education is the most valuable thing that a person can have. Therefore, I believe that teachers are the soul foundation of our society. The job of the teacher is to educate as well as nurture the students to the best of their ability. Our society as a whole is constantly growing and changing; and this has a strong influence on our education system. Thus forth my philosophy is continuously evolving and growing; and as I continue to learn more about school districts, different children, and the psychology of learning I will continue to adjust my educational philosophy as well....   [tags: Teachers, philosophy of education, narrative]

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Overview of the TPCK for Teachers

- Introduction With the influx of technologies like mobile computing and other smart devices into K-12 classrooms, technology integration is becoming an important addition to teaching expertise. Koehler and Mishra (2009) developed the Technological Pedagogical and Content Knowledge (TPACK) framework for understanding several complex interacting dimensions of how teachers can wisely integrate technology into innovative instruction. In this paper we present how a specially designed card game, using the card-tamentm approach (see, can be adapted to help focus players attention on the issues of TPCK while assessing their higher level abilities to...   [tags: tpack for teachers, education]

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Motivating Teachers to Use Tecnology

- The students in today’s classrooms cannot fathom a world without computers, video games, and smart phones. These students are tech-savvy as they play, learn, and communicate in a connected, digital world. School administrators and curriculum planners have come to the realization that they must meet students in their world by using technology to present meaningful and engaging lessons for all students. No longer can schools continue using the standardized teaching model, which became popular during the industrial based economy of the 1900’s (Jacob, 2013)....   [tags: technology, lessons, educated, teachers]

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A Teachers' Rights and Responsibilities

- Children and youth are critical steps in the formation of a human being. Parents and teachers are the pillars of the educational process in this age group and therefore their work is critical to the wellbeing of society. Regardless of the type of school, all teachers are required to teach and promote fundamental human rights, such as to practice them in their daily work. The Universal Declaration of the Rights of the Child and Human Rights require preservation in all fields, with particular emphasis on the school that is the natural space to learn, both in theory and in practice....   [tags: education, teachers' rights]

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Teacher Evaluations : Teachers And Teachers

- Principals have a lot on their job descriptions. One of those tasks principals must do is evaluate teachers. Some principals are good at doing this, while others are not so great because they lack the experience or put it off towards the end of their ever-growing list of tasks they must complete. In order for principals to make this a priority, they must do trainings related to teacher evaluations. I think school district need to do a better job at training school leaders get the proper training and use teacher evaluations to benefit both the teachers and students....   [tags: Teacher, Education, Want, School]

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Teachers And Teachers : Teacher Bullying

- Teacher bullying Teacher bullying is defined as a pattern of conduct, rooted in a power differential that threatens, harms, humiliates, induces fear in or causes students substantial emotional stress (McEvoy, 2014). Teachers who bully students have usually been bullied by former teachers. Teachers who bully their students do so because the building they are in does not have any protocols in place to discourage it. It is important for administrators to offer professional development to make sure teachers know how to deal with children from all types of backgrounds....   [tags: Teacher, Education, School, Bullying]

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Facilitators vs. Teachers

- Facilitator is often proposed as an alternative to teachers standing in front of the classroom. However, the teacher talk has been linked to the use of international pattern for facilitator talk has proved to be more elusive. The central and most important role in the class is that of the facilitator tying together the other actors in the learning process. Student role in the classroom are changing because society as a whole is changing. Student’s home environment has changed radically different from what was the norm thirty years ago....   [tags: Facilitators, education, teachers, ]

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How to Retain Highly Qualified Teachers

- Is the age old memory of the life long teacher becoming extinct. Are we just to accept that long ago were the days where educators entering the teaching profession with aspirations to remain in the classroom until retirement. Why do teachers leave. Can we devise a solution to promote prestige and allure people once again to the teaching profession. While many areas in education are experiencing teacher shortages the retention of teachers in particular is a critical concern in many schools and districts across the nation....   [tags: First Year Teachers, Education, Schools]

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Teaching Teachers to Teach Physical Education

- Having performed the role of physical education teacher for a great part of one’s life and having taught PE in the secondary school system for more than seventeen years, the researcher has been exposed to children entering the secondary system in Form One unable to go through basic movement experiences required at this level. The researcher has spent more than six months in a new role as principal at the school St Thomas (Mayaro) RC School where the researcher now work. The age range of pupils at this institution is between five years and thirteen years with pupils who have come from diverse racial backgrounds....   [tags: teachers, physical Education, PE, exericse, ]

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Preparing Elementary Teachers to Teach Mathematics and Science

- Summary of Research Study The article that is being critiqued is Construction of Teacher Knowledge in Context: Preparing Elementary Teachers to Teach Mathematics and Science. Pre-service teachers were placed in an elementary school in a Texas school district. The qualitative research took place as pre-service teachers went into the classroom and experience hands-on teaching math and science. Teachers need to knowledgeable in all subject areas. During this study pre-service teachers concentrated on mathematics and science as the focus....   [tags: education, pre-service-teachers, ]

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The Influence of Simple Remarks From Teachers in Developing Children

- Starting from when we are just babies we learn habits from those around us, we continue do this we grow and start to form our own habits. We learn to walk and talk from our parents, to compete with others from our friends or siblings. But some of our more serious habits can be learned from those we are trying to help us succeed such as our teachers. Starting from preschool and never ending our teachers tell us that we should finish all of our homework and do it right, to make a perfect score on all of our tests but what is the result of this....   [tags: Habits, Parents, Teachers]

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Evaluation Of Teachers And Ineffective Teachers

- Educational organizations are continually looking for new strategies to improve their teacher evaluation models in hopes of providing a better quality education for students. Currently, a new education reform is being tested — student surveys being used for teacher evaluations. Student surveys are an inexpensive method of obtaining quality information regarding teachers and their classroom performances. These surveys will allow school systems to differentiate effective teachers and ineffective teachers....   [tags: Education, School, Teacher, High school]

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Teachers And Teachers With Special Education

- ... This research is very important as it allows me to collect data which will help in the future in many aspects such as how to improve education programs for those who needs special needs. It is also important because it allows us to have general knowledge regarding the main reasons people would like to work in special needs or how to get more people involved working with special needs. Research Method: The chosen method of research has been a series of short interviews (series of questions specifically targeted to the research question) the types of questions extract both qualitative and quantitative data....   [tags: Special education, Education, School, Teacher]

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Education Requirements For Teachers And Teachers

- There are many education requirements needed to become a principal. Typically a principal must first serve as a teacher (Principal). Most school districts look for an administrator with five or more years of work experience in a related occupation (Occupational Outlook Handbook). After serving as a teacher for a period of time many schools would find an administrator candidate more desirable for hire (Principal). To become certified as a teacher one can usually enter a program at a four-year university (Principal)....   [tags: Teacher, Education, School, High school]

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Educational Requirements For Teachers And Teachers

- There are many educational requirements needed to become a principal. Typically a principal must first serve as a teacher (Principal). Most school districts look for an administrator with five or more years of work experience in a related occupation (Occupational Outlook Handbook). After serving as a teacher for a period of time, many schools would find an administrator candidate more desirable for hire (Principal). To become certified as a teacher one can usually enter a program at a four-year university (Principal)....   [tags: Teacher, Education, School, High school]

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Teachers vs. Software, Jobs in Language Education

- A teacher is a person that demonstrates how to perform particular tasks, directs you on the path of endless possibilities, instills morals along with integrity, and reveals a wondrous world of learning. Methods of comprehension are changing with every increasing minute. In the 21st century education has a higher demand and one of these demands are a second language. In the Ridgewood School District, in Ridgewood, New Jersey, school officials are electing to substitute educators that administer foreign languages with a learning software Rosetta Stone....   [tags: Teachers, language Software, Jobs, Education, ]

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Graduation Grading Teachers : Students And Teachers

- ... The causes for the problems that arise in our education system are due both to cultural changes, lifestyle of each generations, and also technology (Manjoo). Times are changing fast and for some of the older generations it is hard to adapt to these changes. This has not been solved before because administrators don’t care how teachers are doing as long as test scores are up. They also think that when they do the “drop-in” evaluations they are doing enough. The obvious solution of administrators observing teachers has never worked in some cases because students are too scared to talk, and teachers can put on a good act....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Standardized test]

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Quality Of The Teacher : An Assessment For Teachers

- ... Evaluating teachers was done for a reason as Larsen points out, “In 1988, California… performance based assessment.”(Larsen 151) The reason why it is important is because; there was an issue in the school systems because they didn’t know the difference between the good teachers or the bad teachers. Nor did the evaluators have a way to tell what someone would call a “good” teacher. The educators had created the performance based assessment so that the teaching would be better and there would be higher learning rates, because of the better teachers....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Assessment]

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Teachers and KPLI programme

- Teacher is a professional who is liked by the people of Malaysia. People already know that the teaching profession is a very noble profession and in our own country, teachers are seen as such a precious and invaluable. But, today there are many issues related to the teacher or education system in our country. Recently, there was debate about KPLI teachers where there are few community disputes especially towards quality of them. Kursus Perguruan Lepasan Ijazah (KPLI) is one of the programmes that offered education programme to students who already had a degree in certain area such as business, engineering, management and so on....   [tags: KPLI teaches]

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Underpaid Teachers in Ohio

- Underpaid Teachers in Ohio      High school teachers’ average salary varies across the world. The United States is said to be one of the richest countries in the world, yet our teachers are being paid one of the lowest amounts. The Education Intelligence Agency, author of the article “Ohio Teacher Overcomes Union’s Tolerance” published an International Teacher Salary Report ranking the fifty states by “how much the average salary exceeded per capita personal income.” According to the Education Intelligence Agency Ohio’s percentage rate is only fifty- five point one percent....   [tags: High School Teachers Employment Salary Essays]

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Why Teachers Should Not Be A Teacher

- ... Another reason that I do not think that I should be a teacher is because the children could potentially be rebellious and disrespectful. As I watch the future generations grow up, I see many differences between my generation and the generations below me. I observe that there is a lot of talking back when they are talking to their parents or anyone who is older than them. I think that this attitude could end up floating into the classroom and I am not completely sure exactly how I would be able to handle the situation....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Lesson plan]

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Effective Teachers And Effective Teacher

- No two teachers are alike, each of us has to work to find our own style, but it seems that there are some characteristics that all effective teachers share while ineffective teachers tend to repeatedly make the same mistakes. This is not a black or white situation, you are not labeled as effective or ineffective and then written off until you make a big change; there is a spectrum of effectiveness. Each day is a new chance to have an impact, an opportunity to put together the puzzle that is our students’ education, and some days might be easier than others....   [tags: Learning, Education, Teacher, Lesson plan]

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Teachers' Education

- Teachers' Education Not only do the rapid growth of technology changed the way we live, from the way business is conducted to the way we communicate with each other, technology advancements are also affecting the way we teach and learn. According to the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), new skills needed in the workplace are catalysts that spur technology use in the classroom. It is clear that the business world demand schools to prepare educated workers who are skilled at working in teams, can effectively solve problems, are able to process and apply information, and who can use technology effectively in the global market place in order to maximize productiv...   [tags: Educating Teachers Teaching Technology Essays]

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The Importance Of Teachers For Retaining Highly Effective Teachers

- ... Each is under the control of the principal; how effective s/he is at each affects teachers’ feelings about their working conditions and decision to stay, migrate, or leave. This study, like that of Boyd et al. (2010); Kraft and Marinell (2016); and Boyd, Grossman, Ing, Lankford, Loeb, and Wycoff (2011) derived data from New York City schools and teachers. Though informative, New York City is not representative of most Indiana school corporations; research is needed to learn about leadership and working conditions in Indiana schools....   [tags: Teacher, Education, School, High school]

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Teachers Should Teachers Have A Higher Salary?

- Who is entrusted with teaching our future leaders morals, functional life skills, knowledge, manners and many other life teachings. Teachers. So why would teachers not have one of the highest pay rates of all jobs. Teaching is often a misunderstood profession. People don 't see all the behind-the-classroom work of being a teacher. Many people only see a person that stands in front of the class and lectures, grades tests and an enforcer of school rules. Teaching involves much more than that. Being a son of a high school math teacher, I know more about the effects involving teachers’ pay than many people....   [tags: Teacher, Education, School, High school]

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Tenure, A Significant Reward Of Teachers

- ... If my aunt had tenure, she could keep that job or receive a fair hearing at least. Likewise, tenure helps experienced teachers keep their job before the school administration has any plan to hire new teachers who will cost less, as well as have less experience. Tenure works as a shield to protect teachers against the arbitrary reasons for dismissal. Second, tenure helps school administrators work more effectively. When the tenure system makes it hard for them to fire a teacher, the administration should scrutinize nominated teachers before granting any tenure....   [tags: Teacher, Education, School, Tenure]

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The Importance Of Merit Pay For Teachers

- When it comes to performance-related pay or in other words, merit pay, I believe that most people are familiar with this concept. This method of payment means that with more labor, better performance, and results, people can get a higher salary in return. It is very common in many industries, such as in sales or on production lines. However, whether it should be applied to the teaching profession is always a controversial issue. Some people think that it would be unfair for teachers, but others think that this can help increase competition, thereby improving the quality of teaching....   [tags: Teacher, Education, School, Profession]

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Young Teachers Are Polar Opposites

- When compared, younger and old teachers are polar opposites. While experienced teacher, who have years under their belt, are not usually accustomed to the technological age, younger teachers have been educated with modern technology, and can use that to their advantage in the classroom. Younger teachers have grown up in a technological age and can adapt to the constant upgrade in technology. Experienced teachers, on the other hand, have a harder time learning how to operate all the new gadgets schools are getting....   [tags: Teacher, Education, Substitute teacher, School]

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Evaluation Of The Evaluation Process For Teachers

- ... The first nine years, my guess is that I was formally evaluated two times. During the last six years, I have had a large number of informal evaluations and have yet to have a formal evaluation. I seem to fall in a year where they decide to overhaul the process and try something new and we have had a fairly high turnover rate the last four years where we are close to averaging seven new teachers per year. The current process seems to be more solid in its foundation and purpose though the principal did say that the process still needs some tweaking....   [tags: Teacher, Education, Evaluation, School]

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Supervision Of Teachers And The Methods An Administrator

- Introduction The supervision of teachers and the methods an administrator uses to go about doing this work is possibly the most important aspect to the job of a principal. Obviously the most important part of a school day is the instruction given to the students by the teacher. Since the principal no longer has the daily instruction of the students as one of their roles, the supervision and guidance of the people hired to do that role becomes the principal’s most important job. As stated above, along with hiring good teachers, the methods used to supervise and guide the teachers and help them grow as educators is the most essential role a principal can play in the success of a school....   [tags: Teacher, Education, Reflections, Reflection]

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Why Teachers Should Be An Effective Teacher

- ... Good communication with the administration helps to achieve efficiently as a teacher. Take advantage of as much teacher training as the district offers. Next, get a mentor. The best way to be successful as a teacher is to find that seasoned teacher that is willing to take a new teacher under their wing and show them the ropes. When you become a teacher and have your credential you are not done learning. Teachers are constantly learning new tools and Classroom Management 9 information to help them perform their jobs better....   [tags: Teacher, School, Education, Lesson plan]

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Why Teachers Deserve A Raise

- ... The other one was in between. Since this survey could have been seen as bias I also looked on to get other peoples opinions from both sides of the subject. One person who supports teachers getting a raise quoted “Teachers are what keep the world going. Most to all jobs require educational skills in which you will learn in school. Teaching creates all other professions. Say one teacher teaches one class of twenty students, every day for a whole school year. Once these kids are all done in school, they can all grow up to 20 amazing president 's, lawyers, volunteers, and much more....   [tags: Teacher, Education, School, Wage]

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The Power Of Teachers ' Motivation

- The Power of Teachers’Motivation I remember the first day I stood in the bright dancing room with many beautiful girls. I was nervous but preoccupied because it was also the first time I met my dancing teacher, a slim and elegant woman with long dark hair and attractive eyes. “Do you know what you will learn in this class?” She stood in front of us and asked. “Dancing!” We gazed her and answered with one voice. “Not exactly, young girls.” She smiled demurely, “You will learn a new language which is the most special in the world, and I will teach you how to regard your arms and legs as pens to write your poetry with your own exceptional words....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Student]

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Review Of ' Teachers As Learners '

- Sharon Feiman-Nemser is currently the Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel Professor of Jewish Education at Brandeis University (Feiman-Nemser, 2014). In her book, Teachers as Learners, the author chronicles her research and career that has led to the completion of the book. Her focus and expertise lies in the evolution of teacher education and how institutions and governments can improve the abilities, skills, and performance of teachers who are entering an increasingly diverse classroom. This book views the historical and recent health of the teacher preparation system in the United States and serves as a guidebook for improved teacher preparation....   [tags: Education, School, Teacher, History of education]

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The Good, The Bad, And The Teachers

- ... Most of his tests consisted of a lot of vocabulary so it came in handy. I might of actual learned something if I actually listened to Mr. Monotone but needless to say I learned a lot of important words for government content in that course. I have experienced good teachers though. I was in seventh grade when one of my favorite teachers inspired me to become a teacher. Let’s call her Mrs. English. Mrs. English was a very nice teacher that I actually did learn a lot from. Coming from a small town Mrs....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, History of education]

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Quality Of Teachers Improvement Plan

- “The most important part of any education is the person standing in front of the classroom,” words you yourself spoke, Mr. President. However, as the demand for students to meet higher qualifications increases, sadly, the demands for teachers do not. The biggest fault in our education system is the lack of emphasis on the importance of teachers when they are responsible for the success of doctors, engineers – even many of your presidential cabinet members here today. To improve the quality of our teachers, Q.T.I.P....   [tags: School, Teacher, Education, High school]

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Technology And Teachers : Technology

- Technology and Teachers For the past 20 years, technology has a revolutionary tool for education, by allowing the utilization of information found on the World Wide Web. Teachers have adopted the digital age, by the use of various computer programs, and by incorporating the internet. Michael Trucano, a Senior Education & Technology Policy Specialist, who is a global lead for innovation in education, admits that “technology will never replace the teachers, but teachers who don’t use technology will be replaced by those who do” (1)....   [tags: Education, Internet, Teacher, Instant messaging]

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White Teachers And Colored Students

- ... My experience at CHHS mirrors the reality of many students at urban schools today. Like at CHHS, these schools instruct their students without taking their backgrounds into consideration. One specific part of student culture that was almost never a considered for instruction at CHHS, but thrived within the student body, was Hip Hop. Rap songs could be heard from student headphones walking down the hall and they were the typical songs played at school dances, accompanied with the current popular Hip Hop dance....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Culture]

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The Idea Of Professional Teachers

- The idea of professional teacher has a different perspective. Nevertheless, holistic requirement remains the same. “ 'Professionalism ' describes the qualities, skills, competence and behaviours expected of individuals belonging to any given profession” (, 2014, Online) Teachers’ are advised to follow standards, a statutory framework set by the government to assess professional practice (DfE, 2013 Online). I feel, an important document providing an opportunity for a new teacher to reflect on their performance and progress with emphasis on personal professional conduct, (part two) (DfE, 2013 Online)....   [tags: Teacher, Education, Lesson plan]

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My First Memory Of Teachers

- To begin, my first memory of teachers or teaching was arriving to the kindergarten classroom and dreading second. My teachers were exceptionally strict and did not make my experience any further enjoyable. In fact, looking back, they were the reason I dreaded school. I was never able to express myself nor was I recognized for my talents. My time in school continued to be dismal until my third grade year. I remained stuck with the teacher that no one else wanted. It appeared as if this year was shaping up to be just as painful as the others....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Want]

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Solutions For Teachers And Curriculum

- ... Teachers lack understanding of the factors that affect children 's failures (Landson-Billings, 2006). For any changes to be made for children living in poverty to even begin to overcome all that is needed for a proper education it requires the teacher to first look at themselves, to make changes through their own practices and policies, to be understanding of the children and the deficits they bring to the classroom. Teachers should spend as much time working with poverty students as possible focusing on the poorer of the poor first....   [tags: School, Education, Teacher, Social class]

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Technology For Teachers And Students

- Technology for Teachers and Students Educational technology continues to advance making learning a different experience for students. “Educational technology includes all real, analog, and digital technologies and media that can be used to support teaching and learning (Lever-Duffy, McDonald, & Mizell, 2003, p. 2)”. When the writer was attending grade school in the 90’s educational technology was nothing compared to how it is now. The technology then was minimal; it was not until the writer got to fifth/sixth grade when students would take AR (Accelerated Reader) quizzes on the computer to move up a reading level....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Educational psychology]

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Salaries For High School Teachers

- ... These specialized lessons ended my fourth grade year due to the fact that I moved the summer before my fifth grade year, but I will never forget them. They sparked my interest in learning and without them, I wouldn’t have my love for knowledge. The next time I would be able to experience such a spark of interest was seven years later, when I was in my junior year of high school. I noticed my friend Emma had joined a club the year before when I was living in Norway and was really active in it....   [tags: Teacher, Education, School, High school]

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Characteristics Of Effective Literacy Teachers

- According to Richard Allington, a professor of education at the University of Tennessee and one of the country’s most recognized experts on early literacy, highly effective teachers use six practices which make a difference in elementary reading instruction. They engage students in reading and writing authentic passages instead of wasting time on filling out many worksheets. Effective teachers provide students with texts they find interesting and they are able to read successfully. Also, teachers are involved in active instruction; they demonstrate, model and teach strategies explicitly....   [tags: Writing, Teacher, Reading, Reading]

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Understanding Of Students And Teachers

- ... One of the students was in a wheel chair. That student name is Victor. Another one of the students has a walker, but also has a wheel chair just in case. Her name is Rose. Out of those seven students, four of them are girls and only three are boys. I had seen that only one student talks throughout the whole lesson. Ms. Moses would say “What day it is?” All the students would get excited and want to answer the question. She would then call on one of the students that are nonverbal and have them point to what day it is with a pointer stick....   [tags: Disability, Education, Special education, Teacher]

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The Appalachian Green Teachers Project

- ... Besides, giving the children an outdoor exposure to such learning is a good source of in-depth explanation as the children get to learn more about the plants and animals, widen their understanding and become more practical (Hapka, 2014). In a way, the AGTP not only exposes the children to a more practical class work, but it also helps the teachers pass more practical information to the students. Some of the teachers who are never feeling free to conduct theoretical lessons, find the AGTP to be a big bridge that serves the gap existing in the practical teaching lessons that are usually experienced due to lack of enough funds....   [tags: High school, Education, Teacher, Secondary school]

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Why Do Teachers Teach?

- ... After serving as drum major for my high school marching band, I found that the feeling I had as the band held their last note and as the crowd cheered as we ended another fantastic show, was the ultimate rewarding feeling I had ever had. I was using my passion and love for music to make the band better, which then made the crowd respond in an explosion after our show, which then made me realize I want that feeling for the rest of my life. It is a never ending circle, that produces a marvelous feeling only the teachers with passion feel....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Music]

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How Teachers Inspire Students?

- ... One technique she uses in class is to stimulate students’ curiosity and to show them how to find an answer independently in order to encourage the powers of their observation and critical thinking. For example, during one experiment, she lets students observe the habits and abilities of tree frog instead of using lectures. When students lean forward to scrutinize the tree frog, she keeps asking them many suggestive questions about what they have discovered and how could that be, and she is content to guide them to find the answers by themselves....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Learning, School]

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The Impact of Teachers

- Throughout the ages, teaching has been a crucial part of our civilization. In ancient times, the elders were the teachers; people who had seen more of life than most other people. A teacher doesn’t always have to be human, either. The Indians believed that Nature itself taught them in ways that we, as people who have grown up differently, cannot understand. I believe that teachers come in forms that match the world they’re teaching in, to better lead us through life. Today teachers come in the form of trained professionals who can guide us through the mazes of technological, medical and psychological advances that exist in the 21st century....   [tags: narrative, informative, philosophy of education]

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Teachers and the Law

- Issues of duty of care, including its non-delegable form that is closely associated with teaching, and issues of negligence are critical for a safe and inclusive learning environment for students. Accordingly, teachers who are aware of their legal responsibilities as outlined in their duty of care can save themselves both claims of negligence and incidents where students are harmed physically and mentally. Policy for educators tasked with preserving student safety are outlined in law, and key of these include mandatory reporting of child abuse, supervision for the prevention of injury, and protection from concerns such as bullying, particularly involving the internet....   [tags: teaching, inclusive learning]

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The Professional Development Profile For Music Teachers

- Teachers are required to participate in activities outside of the classroom that contribute to their skill set and ability to instruct students. These can include opportunities to advance certifications through coursework, seminars and workshops, in class practices, and observation sessions. The professional development arena aims to create a platform for educators and those in the field to explore components and processes that will positively affect student learning through teacher experiences....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Pedagogy, Profession]

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The Benefits of Communication Between Parents and Teachers

- The benefits of communication between parents and teachers has become a very important debate when we think about ways to better help our children/students. Teachers- parents relationship assume may roles. Communication plays a very significant part when building a parents-teachers relationship. It is my belief that in order to ensure students academic success teachers and parents need to have a relationship build on effective communication. “school teachers have to communicate with parents about their students’activities and achievements, families also need to inform school about students’ progress” (Raccah &Elyashiv, 2008)....   [tags: Parent Teacher Communication]

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How Sociology Affects Our Lives As Teachers And Pre Service Teachers

- When considering the sociology class, one can observe the impact that it has had on the students in the class, within privileged people and non-privileged people, and just how we can address this and aid in changing the system for the better. We must also consider our own perspective as a person and a learner in personal experience of schooling and how the schooling experience may have reflection on privilege and/or less privileged people. One can also detect who the disadvantaged and advantaged people are considering what are in the sociological context of schooling when considering the privilege and/or less privileged....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Sociology]

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Effective Teachers View Classroom Management

- ... 134). Professional Development Whether a teacher is struggling with classroom management in her first year or her twenty-fifth year, help and support are crucial. “A teacher who turns to the literature for suggestions will find no shortage of lists of things to do effectively manage the classroom” (Englehart, 2013, p. 103). Many schools offer professional development in an on-going basis, however, in the dawn of high-stakes testing, classroom management gets pushed further down the list of top priorities in terms of teacher training....   [tags: Education, School, Teacher, Certified teacher]

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The Importance Of High School English Teachers

- Although it is obvious that high school English teachers are required to do quite a bit of writing in the classroom, people often forget that there is quite a bit of writing that must be done in preparation for a teacher’s career. All professionals looking to teach in the state of California are required to pass the CBEST (California Basic Educational Skills Test) as well as the CSET (California Subject Examinations for Teachers)in order to teach at public schools. These tests feature writing sections similar to that on the SAT’s and are “designed to measure an examinee’s knowledge and skills in relation to an established standard” (“CTC Exams”) which match up with California Curriculum st...   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Teaching]

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The Role Of Educational Achievement And Teachers ' Diversity

- ... Efforts need to be directed toward the creation of a truly qualified, diverse teacher workforce that meets the needs and potential of all public school students. The effort toward equity within the teacher workforce begins by addressing historical implications and the current status of teachers, as well as examining teacher recruitment and retention efforts. History of Diverse Teachers In order to fully understand how the United States arrived to the point they are today, it is critical that one fully understands the history related to the diverse teaching staff in this country....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, African American]

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The Role Of Teachers Leaders Perform Schools

- ... They make a critical distinction that communities of practice differ from PLCs in their development. PLCs, in general, are mandated “top-down” teams of individuals, whereas communities of practice arrive more organically through shared interests and visions. Collaborative Communities in Mathematics Specifically the National Science Foundation within the Math-Science Partnership grant program which funded RUMLI desired to focus on the development of mathematics and/or science (Hamos et al., 2009)....   [tags: High school, School, Education, Teacher]

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Teaching Credentials, Teachers, And Less Tests

- In addition to teaching credentials, teachers should be trained to become well experienced, demonstrate skills in a variety of ways, and be exposed to technological resources. To begin with, it 's important for teachers to gain experience in the classroom and in school settings. Student teachers must practice with real students in a classroom to "get a taste of what it 's like to teach" (Treadwell). Amy Treadwell, a teacher for over 10 years, took many courses in children 's literature and even has a master 's degree from DePaul University in Chicago....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, English language]

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Teaching Is More Than Just Teachers

- The concept of teaching has “no ‘real’ definition, but instead it has uses” (Horton qtd. In Mauk and Metz 129). Teaching is more than just teachers educating their students. Teachers help enrich their students’ lives, so they can succeed in life. They are the building blocks for every student’s success in their life. Educators show a wide variety of characteristics, which help them to teach and get their point across. The main job as an educator is to enrich children’s minds. By teaching the students what they know, the students start to acquire certain principles or traits....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Learning]

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Provide Probationary And Continuing Contract Teachers

- ... The homogenous nature of many communities makes it increasingly important for teachers to expose their students to diverse perspectives, however, LaMorte (2012), indicates that there is a “two-step process to determine whether a teacher’s speech enjoys First Amendment protection” (p.167). Through the Pickering rulings it has been established that the disputed speech must address a matter of “public concern”, and “the interests of the teacher must be balanced against the interests of the state as employer in rendering a public service through its employees” (LaMorte, 2012, p.167)....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Law]

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The Importance Of Teachers On The School Decision Making

- There had been a few advantages of teachers engaged to be included in the school decision making. As a matter of first importance, staff in an association engaged for the improvement of self-overseeing groups may draw forward work duty and activity of them (Cheung & Cheng, 2002). Similarly, teachers at school enabled could add to the increment of teachers ' dedication to schools. As indicated by a few scrutinizes, the solid positive connection between teacher strengthening and teacher duty had been discovered (Caldwell, 2004; Cheung & Cheng, 2002; Gaziel, 2009; Somech & Bogler, 2002; Wan, 2005; Zajda, 2006)....   [tags: High school, Teacher, School, Decision making]

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Lack Of Teachers Affect Education Quality

- ... While most people do wish to do the right thing, in this case, staying in Oklahoma to teach, they cannot wait around for Oklahoma to increase teaching wages as cost of living increases. This is why it is no surprise that surrounding states can easily recruit and hire Oklahoma educators. As for the teachers remaining in the state, many are struggling with poor teaching conditions in addition to low pay. One issue in the classroom is the increasing number of students (Eger 2). It can be very difficult to teach when there are so many students in one setting....   [tags: Education, School, Teacher, High school]

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Novice Teachers Into The Complex Field Of Education

- Many of the topics in this online course were meant to introduce novice teachers into the complex field of education in which we teacher-rising students will enter in just a few short years. Education 101 focused on the professional aspects of becoming a teacher, the sociological aspects that affect how both students and teachers behave inside and outside of the classroom, the overall governance and structure of the American education system, considering how the American education system has change over time, considering the philosophical aspects in teaching and learning, and finally considering curricular aspects of education through the evaluation of your students....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, History of education]

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The Jigsaw Technique : A Technique Used By Teachers

- ... The method used for this research topic in six classes in total; three out of those six classes were taught in the Jigsaw Technique and then broken up in their designated groups and instructed that way. While the other three classes were taught the lesson by the teacher, and were not able to split up but expected to listen to instruction. After the groups received the information they are then expected to take a test to see if the Jigsaw Technique provided the necessary instruction to allow the Third graders a stable platform to pass the test....   [tags: Teacher, Education, School, Lesson plan]

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Developing A Successful Learning Environment Teachers

- ... Planning how the seating arrangement is within the classroom is very important in students learning. Teacher can have the misbehaving students sit closer to the front of the room to be more engaged in classroom activities and less distracted. Having a routine that occurs when the student walks in the class to place homework in a basket followed by taking their notebook out to copy learning objective and do now with tight transition skills from one subject in a classroom into another. In a class that I observed, the students followed classroom rules by raising their hands in order to speak and not speaking out of turn....   [tags: Education, Motivation, Teacher, Classroom]

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Planning Lessons For Teachers Can Be Crucial

- Planning lessons for teachers can be crucial. There always has to be time set aside to plan things out. A lesson can’t be taught successfully without earlier preparation. It’s like walking into a negative situation blind. There are always some steps before teaching the students the lesson. This where unit plans come into play. They help to prepare the teacher to effectively teach the lesson to where students understand and obtain the information that is being provided. They also help to keep track of what did and didn’t work for that specific lesson....   [tags: Teacher, Education, Lesson plan, Teaching]

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Teaching Skills And Learning Opportunities Teachers

- It is essential for educators to assess their students continuously for the understanding of skills and concepts. The background knowledge that students bring into the classroom influences how they understand the material, the lessons, and learning opportunities teachers provide. The use of oral language, concepts prints, word recognition, phonemic awareness, vocabulary and fluency will guide the students to achieve the goals needed to be proficient in school and overcome the gaps just like R. Reutzel mentions (Laureate Education, 2010)....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Knowledge]

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Understanding Student Abuse Against Teachers

- Afraid of My Students: Understanding Student Abuse Against Teachers When we consider what comes to mind when we hear the words ‘children’ and ‘violence,’ we tend to develop two completely different pictures. While children are often associated with innocence, love, joy, and happiness; violence is associated with hitting, killing, fighting, and deviant behavior. However, children committing acts of violence remain a major problem in our society. While there is some awareness about sibling abuse, parent abuse, and peer abuse; abuse against teachers is unheard of and rarely discussed among educators....   [tags: Abuse, Violence, Child abuse, Teacher]

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Hey Science Teachers- Make It Fun

- ... Dewitt explains how this got him thinking about how course material was boring and tedious so he thought of a different way to explain the material. He described the course material to his students as a story that “starts out like a horror story”. Dewitt then fills the majority of the argument with said story and in doing so seems to try to convince the audience of the significance of his claims by telling the story in an engaging and interesting manner. DeWitt uses visual aids that he created himself which consist of drawings of bacteria and viruses....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Objection, Narrative]

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The Creative Strategies For Cte Teachers Handbook

- Practicing the Creative Strategies for CTE Teachers Handbook, I discovered numerous techniques that I have utilized as a long-term sub as a part of my instructing strategies. There were many techniques that were new to me and planning to use them practically made me feel how helpful they would prove to achieve the educational goals smoothly. Firstly, I prefer to use the technique of grouping students together in a classroom. Pairing up is helpful too but to divide the students in the group of three encourages group discussions about topic....   [tags: Writing, Teacher, Strategy, Writing style]

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Factors Affecting African American Teachers

- ... By understanding this, teachers can be aware that certain behaviors that they perceive to be problematic may actually be adaptive in certain cultures (Palmer, 2010). In addition, teachers need to provide culturally responsive curriculums that take into account the culture, language, and learning styles of diverse learners (Palmer, 2010). Research has shown that teachers must first have a clear sense of their own cultural identities in order to have a clearer understanding of the cultural inequities that exists within the school system and how this relates with pedagogy (Harris-Murri, King, & Rostenberg, 2006)....   [tags: Education, School, Teacher, Psychology]

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A Teacher Leader 's Role Model For New Teachers

- ... The difference between being a business leader and a teacher leader is fairly closely aligned. As a business leader my stakeholders were my team, my customers, and my leaders. As a teacher leader my stakeholders are my students, my co-workers and my school community. I feel that my former training as a business leader has helped me to have a “get it done” mentality that allows me to take charge in and out of the classroom. In addition to my take-charge personality I am also a problem solver, a team player and someone people can relate to....   [tags: High school, Education, Management, Teacher]

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How Teachers Use Content Literacy

- Teacher Interview “Literacy is one of the greatest gifts a person could receive.” –Jen Selinsky. There are different ways teachers use content literacy in their classroom. Educators who teach gym will have different content to cover than educators who teach math. Elementary teachers have to prepare for different types of literacies from math to reading to science and even social studies. I had the opportunity to talk to April Arnold, a first grade teacher, about content literacy in her classroom....   [tags: Teacher, Education, Teaching, Learning]

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Pre Service Social Studies Teachers

- Introduction One of the objectives for 21st century teacher preparation programs is to prepare teachers to teach democratic education. To successfully teach democratically, teachers will need a positive multicultural perspective. When this became a known phenomenon it prompted teacher education program to include theories and practices of multicultural education. According to previous research, many pre-service teachers have limited understanding of multicultural education, or have prejudices and discriminatory attitudes....   [tags: Education, School, Teacher, Student's t-test]

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My Mentor Teachers Lesson Plans

- For my first placement I used the majority of my mentor teachers lesson plans, so for the most part, that is how I determined the alignment of assessments with the objectives, learning targets, and essential questions. When I created my own unit plan, I determined the objectives, learning targets and essential questions by looking at examples. I always say, “Why reinvent the wheel?” There are millions of resources to use, so typically I utilize a resource from the Internet to go by. For my unit plan on the First Amendment, I found a First Amendment unit created by the Illinois Education Board and I used that as the skeleton for my content....   [tags: Education, Assessment, Teacher, Critical thinking]

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Types of Teachers

- Teachers serve as the guiding force in a student’s life. They are responsible for molding a student’s personality and shaping his/her mental orientation. Teachers deeply impact our lives and direct the course of our future. One cannot deny the influence of teachers in one’s life. In fact, it would not be an exaggeration to say that, till a certain age, out life revolves around our teachers. They are our constant companions, until we grow old enough to come out of their shadow and move ahead on our own....   [tags: classification, philosophy of education]

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Teachers and Technology

- Nature of the Study Teachers' overall attitudes towards technology play a vital role in adopting a set method in determining how to instruct with wireless laptops (Kervin & Mantei, 2010). Alternatively, the way teachers perceive technology will hypothesize a key determinant of the nature of this quantitative, pre-experimental study. In this study, the reason why teachers do not routinely and effectively use available technology such as wireless laptops in K–12 classrooms will be examined. To take full advantage of technology, while reducing possible drawbacks, requires matching the technology with the learning objectives (Lee, 2010)....   [tags: Education, Technology in the Classroom]

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