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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

- ... The biggest issue I find with this method is hey do not account for what happened before and after the observation. Another issue is principals do not always have time to do this types of observations often. From my personal experience, I have seen my principal do these observations when he is asked by the district to turn in data, or when it is closer to passing out teacher contracts. Many times, these evaluations are not a great way of helping teachers grow. I have seen this in my teacher evaluations....   [tags: Teacher, Education, Want, School]

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Teachers And Teachers : Teacher Bullying

- ... Administrators need to make sure that their teachers are following these guidelines not just to protect the student’s information, but the teacher/administrator from breaking the laws. Offering professional development on student confidentiality and a refresher course on district information is a great way to help keep lawsuits away. Trending Ethically A school administrator is an educational leader who promotes the success of all students by acting with integrity, fairness, and in an ethical manner....   [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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Evaluation Of Teachers And Ineffective Teachers

- ... Students should have a positive and supportive atmosphere in the classroom; creating a happy family. If many students in Nubia’s classroom also said untrue to the question “this class feels like a happy family,” the school can investigate the class to see if it’s a few particular students or the teacher causing this problem. As high school student Chris Vigil said, “it gives the students a voice on their opinions of their teachers and how well they feel they are being taught” (Nott). This is crucial to students and their education because they need to feel valued if they are to thrive in their environment....   [tags: Education, School, Teacher, High school]

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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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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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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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Effective Teachers And Effective Teacher

- ... 4. Strives to be Better – “A professional teacher will still be ‘learning to do it better’ the day she or he retires” (p. 30). Teachers who are constantly learning have the continued desire to be better. They are always looking for ways grow and regularly explore new and better teaching strategies. New research, tools and technology that can be brought into the classroom to make for a better, more effective environment is readily available and teachers who recognize and take advantage of these opportunities continue to improve throughout their career and have the greatest impact on their students....   [tags: Learning, Education, Teacher, Lesson plan]

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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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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 Merit Pay For Teachers

- ... When a teacher, through his or her own careful research of teaching strategies, passion, and devotion to teaching, help his or her students get better grades and is also rewarded by the schools, he or she will be filled with a sense of purpose. This will make that teacher know his or her effort is worth it, and in following lessons he or she would strive to expend even more energy and time to improving his or her teaching level and quality. Meanwhile, outstanding teachers will also become role models for other teachers who do not get bonuses....   [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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Supervision Of Teachers And The Methods An Administrator

- ... Now faced with the question of what kind of administrator and supervisor I will be, I draw back on those experiences. A good teacher will reflect upon the lessons they have taught and make the necessary changes. As a principal, I have to do the same. Initially, I had to draw on what was modeled for me and then reflect to see if that matched my personality and my school. Reflecting and changing my own methods in leading and driving instructions have helped me settle into my own model of supervision....   [tags: Teacher, Education, Reflections, Reflection]

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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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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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My First Memory Of Teachers

- ... To this day, I still reflect on that teacher and hope to be as influential in someone’s life as she remains in mine. The above chart is an example of how I would place myself in the curriculum orientations that Ornstein described. I focus primarily on Essentialism. I consider the traditional values in which the teacher remains as the authority figure of the classroom, and an emphasis is placed on learning essential skills such as, reading, writing, and arithmetic crucial for success. Another area in which I consider key is Perennialism....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Want]

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Technology For Teachers And Students

- ... Both of these approaches could help technology integration depending on how the technology is being incorporated, effective technology integration has to be done in a series of trial and error steps. Effective technology integration involves the students instead of having the teacher being the dominant focus. “Seamless integration is when students are not only using technology daily, but have access to a variety of tools that match the task at hand and provide them the opportunity to build a deeper understanding of content....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Educational psychology]

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Characteristics Of Effective Literacy Teachers

- ... In order to develop student reading fluency, understanding and independence, I would work with students at the guided reading table. I would start teaching by introducing the book and walking through the pictures. If it were a group who need to focus on vocabulary building instruction, you would see me point to vocabulary words, give definitions and students explain the meaning of new vocabulary in their own words. After I walked through the text and the pictures, I would give each student a copy of the book and instruct them to read the book quietly to themselves....   [tags: Writing, Teacher, Reading, Reading]

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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

- ... This idea creates a bridge between personal engagement of individual interests and work responsibilities. Having opportunities to exhibit proficiency utilizing skills already acquired, and to grow by developing new ones, can lend meaningfulness to the overall work experience. Presence can manifest in attentiveness, connections, and focus, allowing an individual to continue learning while being productive. Together these components make up a positive psychology related to the process of flow and presence....   [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

- ... I find I absolutely relate here, considering this is exactly how I feel coming out of this class. I went into the school system and never once noticed or realized that I had a privilege, we were taught to identify ourselves as an individual. Who I am as a learner is that I was a privileged person, yet there were still those who were more privileged than myself. Men tend to have an advantage compared to women, along with, myself, being from a single parent family with financial issues at times....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Sociology]

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The Importance Of High School English Teachers

- ... At this point it is also a good idea for a person to begin putting together a portfolio comprised of lesson plans and handouts in order to “showcase their experience and readiness to teach” (“Seven Steps”). After impressing the interviewer with their interesting teaching philosophy and eagerness to teach the person is now officially a teacher and will have to immediately set to work on preparing their classroom and organizing their assessments. Carol Fieri, a high school English teacher from the Azusa Unified School District, claims that the first year on the job is “inevitably the toughest” as teachers are constantly having to write and revise lesson plans until they finally find a sen...   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Teaching]

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Teaching Is More Than Just Teachers

- ... According to Block, teachers have to evaluate themselves constantly in order to pass a companionship attitude towards their students and the classroom environment. By teachers evaluating themselves in six different areas, a compassionate classroom will be present. According to Block, “Remember to check in, and have informal conferences” (“Creating More”). Teachers are constantly checking in with their students by helping them with their homework, asking about their projects, and just asking them how there day may be going....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Learning]

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The Importance Of Teachers On The School Decision Making

- ... Third, from the point of view of discriminating hypothesis, assuming teachers were more engaged, they would hold the more imperative existing conditions (Richardson & Placier, 2001). Teachers were customarily seen as the hushed during the time spent decision making because of their less opportunities to be included in urgent school matters. Voiceless as teacher were dependably seen, it was not genuine that teachers had no voices for the operation and administration they could call their own schools....   [tags: High school, Teacher, School, Decision making]

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Novice Teachers Into The Complex Field Of Education

- ... Sometimes we will get into our own little comfort zones and forget that other people will have different methods of thinking and different backgrounds. In many societies, a majority group rises (in America this group is White people today) and there are some other minority groups that develop at the same time. Often times, these sociological groups of people are placed into the same classrooms with a teacher who teaches to the majority group. The students in these minority groups will either be left out due to lack of individualism in the minority culture or they will need to integrate themselves into the mainstream culture....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, History of education]

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Planning Lessons For Teachers Can Be Crucial

- ... Next step is to have independent practice. At the end of each lesson I would be sure to keep track of what did and didn’t work so I will have improvements in the future. Planning lessons ahead of time will have so many positive outcomes. Some plans may not be as good as others but they help to keep things focused and organize. If the teacher gets off track then the lesson plan is there to regain control. Without it the teacher may be stuck and students tend to recognize when the teacher knows their information or if they are just as lost as they are....   [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

- ... Additionally, 71 percent of physical assaults against teachers were perpetrated by those younger than 13 years old, occurring in either classrooms or hallways 87 percent of the time. Also, researchers have found that physical assaults are frequently perpetrated by impaired children (Gerberich et al., 2011, p. 297). Unfortunately, it remains difficult to get a precise figure of how many teachers have been victimized by students, since many school administrators fear that reporting such incidents will result in outrage from their supervisors and the community (Stewart & Robles-Piña, 2008, p....   [tags: Abuse, Violence, Child abuse, Teacher]

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The Creative Strategies For Cte Teachers Handbook

- ... I have utilized this technique while talking about authentic occasions, hands on exercises etc. Mostly this technique adds students’ subjective ideas in groups and the material exposed to their aesthetics exhibits in such a way as to rouse them to take in an excellent manner. I have also utilized the technique as explained in CTE Teachers Handbook, to gap students into gatherings while doing group activities and practical exercises. It’s more fun to arrange role plays and quizzes among groups instead of individual student setup....   [tags: Writing, Teacher, Strategy, Writing style]

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How Teachers Use Content Literacy

- ... The Tracy Area School District is not a one to one school district when it comes to technology. Mrs. Arnold has 45 minutes per school day of technology time. This is outside of the classroom, in a computer lab, that is taught by Mrs. Arnold and allows her to teach skill that they use in their classroom. In her classroom, she has access to a document camera, SMARTboard, and microphone. She also has 9 iPads that are specifically for her classroom. Mrs. Arnold uses them so that her students can listen to reading and toe work on sight word games during Daily 5 time....   [tags: Teacher, Education, Teaching, Learning]

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Pre Service Social Studies Teachers

- ... The class also introduced how to produce media messages that influence and shape society. The students learned skills on the production of hidden ads, propaganda techniques and political campaigns. The students placed in the control group were registered for the Development and Environment Issues Geography course. This class was designed to inform students on the environmental resources to promote sensitivity and awareness on its preservation. For the sake of the experiment, the class did not study from the media or multicultural literacy point of view (Sahin, Celik, and Beligen (2013))....   [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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Teachers and Technology

- Several scholars indicated that K–12 teachers are not skilled, and lack confidence needed to infuse technology effectively into the curriculum (Francis & Mishra, 2008; Harrison, & Wamakote, 2010; Teo, 2009; Weston & Bain, 2010). Teaching with technology is complex and the challenge of newer technologies (Koehler & Mishra, 2009; Ozek, Kesli, & Kocoglu, 2009; Weston & Bain, 2010; Hennessy). A number of K–12 schools across the US are under pressure to integrate diverse technology resources into the curriculum (Weston & Bain, 2010)....   [tags: Education, Wireless Computing, Teaching]

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Teachers in Syria

- ... Syria had been working on improving gender parity within its education program, but female children were less likely to attend school than male students, however, Syria was able to boast that its primary school attendance for all children was the highest in the Middle Eastern region. Prior to the civil war, education expenditures by the Syrian government were increasing—the education budget in Syria had increased from 15 percent to 19 percent of Syria’s GDP and a great deal of progress was being made towards Education for All by 2015 (UNICEF, 2013)....   [tags: death told, globalization, news]

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Neuroscience for Teachers

- Traditional linear, dualistic development theories allow neither for a feedback loop nor for this greater change to both parties. As a result more recent research supports the holistic idea of development as a result of emergent self organisation over progressive stages such as those advocated by Piaget (Kim M. & Sankey D., 2010, p79). Traditionally, child development is expected to occur within fairly set parameters. Even Vygotsky’s Zone of Proximal Development limits the parameters within which a child is expected to develop (Vygotsky L....   [tags: child development, education]

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Teachers Play An Important Role For Students Life

- ... Teachers can provide these students with positive feedback rather than negative feedback. Children raised in poverty rarely choose to behave differently. Some teachers may interpret students’ emotional and social deficits as a lack of manners and respect. but in reality these students are going to through a difficult situation at home. It is important for teachers to avoid labeling, demeaning, or blaming students. Teachers can also discipline through positive relationships, not with a loud tone and arrogant manner....   [tags: Poverty, Education, Childhood, Teacher]

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Why Teachers Are Responsible For Student Academic Achievement

- ... These traits are desperately in need to help students to see and be inspired. Creativity in a teacher will help capture the attention of students. It will encourage students to think outside of the box, which will benefit them in their later years. Empathy is important for teachers to have because their sensitivity helps create a stronger understanding and alleviate any tension for arguments. Dedication also goes hand in hand with empathy. The fact that a teacher does not give up on a student shows passion which allows the student to open up and share their inner problems....   [tags: Education, Teacher, High school, School]

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Teachers Deserve More Credit, Plain And Simple

- ... In that regard, children are blessed to have adults that care for them and their well being. A child is given the opportunity for success and guidance when he or she sets foot in a classroom, and that is an opportunity the child may not have had without the help of a teacher. Teachers also handle the vast emotional behaviors that children entail. My Grandma, a former teacher herself, once told me that when it came to disciplining naughty students, a paper and pencil was more effective than a ruler....   [tags: Education, Lesson plan, Teacher, The Child]

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Middle School Teachers And High School Students

- ... With this mindset, both teachers and students will succeed in the classroom. With this foundation in place, let’s get down to the specifics of the middle school brain. Because adolescents’ brains are still developing, their mental processes are completely unique to their age period and stage in life. Adolescents, like most people, do not learn material simply through rote memorization or simple recall; they learn when the information is made meaningful to them. Without a doubt, adolescents are at a stage in their development in which they need teachers to show them why the information they are being “forced” to learn is actually relevant in their lives....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Pedagogy, Learning]

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Teachers Have The Responsibility Of Supporting The Learning Of Vocabulary

- ... The word selection process should consider whether these words will extend into other academic contents and whether students can express them in a meaningful manner as suggested by Beck (2002). Tier two level words can be found in reading textbooks and other content textbooks. Tier two level words may require direct instruction. The teacher should select words students are familiar with and utilize that information to build their knowledge of more sophisticated words through direct instruction....   [tags: Teacher, Education, Word, Language]

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Assessment Skills That Teachers Use Running Records

- ... If students are given a text that is too difficult they will struggle and not enjoy reading (Tompkins et al., 2015). It is important that students are given a text that they can successfully read. If the text is too hard they will lose their confidence in reading and if it is too easy the text will not keep the student interested. Running records provide the information for teachers to provide students with the correct level of text. Furthermore, an understanding of phonics alone is not enough for a student to be able to read....   [tags: Education, Learning, Knowledge, Teacher]

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Teachers Are The Builders Of Nation And The Pillars Of Whole Education System

- ABSTRACT Teachers are the builders of nation and the pillars of whole education system. Producing quality teacher specifically in mathematics helps to sustain the development in every field. In this present paper an attempt has been made to show present generation students’ abilities and the required qualities for mathematics teachers to handle the situation are discussed. And also importance of mathematics education, student’s expectation and challenges before the present mathematics teacher and the ways to increase the quality in mathematics teaching are discussed....   [tags: Education, School, Teacher, History of education]

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The Effects of Censorship on Experienced High School English Teachers

- “If a teacher is using a text or piece of literature, there has to be value to it and it is important to be exposed to as much as possible” (Feldpausch). These wise words sum up what most teachers respond to when asked the question “Should parents censor text/literature in schools?” Highly educated, teachers know their own idea on this and can back it up with fact and personal experiences. What it comes down to is one simple phrase: Parents should not be able to decide what we can learn about in class....   [tags: ban, literature, teacher, parents, education]

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The Lack Of Budgetary Support For Teachers K 12

- ... for per-pupil spending. The implications of this extend far within the classroom, as each student is able to accrue less resources while trying to learn a truly vast amount of information. What arises is an innate sense of abandonment amongst students and educators alike, as the state clearly doesn’t value the importance of K-12 education. However, this is only the beginning of Utah’s academic woes. On average, teachers in the state of Utah earn a salary that is approximately $32,000 a year, a wage that many would understandably struggle to live on....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, History of education]

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The Work Sampling System Is Based Off Teachers

- ... Now with every checklist area there should be a detailed developmental guideline that breaks down each area and explains why this area is significant to a child’s development. The guidelines really help with inter-observer reliability. Any teacher should be able to enter a classroom and come up with the same evaluation at the end because the performance guidelines are so clear-cut. These guidelines also pull from multiple different sources including those at the state and national level. In creating these checklists you have the beginnings of a profile for each student....   [tags: Education, Teacher, The Work, Student]

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The Disdvantages to the Increasing Pressure on Teachers

- Today, education is one of the most highly debated areas in America. Schools all across the nation employ teachers to make children and young adults ready for life, college, and the workforce. According to, the federal government is set to spend 1 trillion dollars on education in the fiscal year of 2014. But the increasing pressure that is put on to teachers is actually harming the education system. The ongoing dilemmas that are the lack of incentive for teachers, the tenures of teachers, and the focus on the “outcomes” of students, are causing the students’ education to be lacking....   [tags: education, incentives, tests]

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Persuasive Essay : Good Teachers On Dangerous Ground

- The idea of good teaching has been debated for many years among the teaching profession, government bodies and various community members. With numerous claiming different ‘models’ of teaching must contain qualities that should be modified into teacher-education and teaching institutions. This essay will discuss and analyse the main argument from ‘Good teachers on dangerous ground’ (Connell, 2009) and clarify the key case. I anticipate to uncover the ideal teaching model, what that model comprises of and in what way can we foster this....   [tags: Teacher, School, Education, History of education]

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Teachers Are The Overall Distributors Of The Ability Grouping Program

- ... For example Pam Irrausi is a teacher of 15 years and she is working with her administration to improve on the ability grouping program at Lowellville, Ohio. Even though the changes she made to the program involved a little extra work she triumphed over the confusion to receive higher grade averages on reassessment scores in her classroom. It is possible to make small changes to the ability grouping program without risking mass confusion. People also argue for the complete removal of this program....   [tags: Education, High school, Program, Teacher]

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Is Merit Pay For Teachers The Answer?

- When it comes to education, everyone has an opinion. But, does anyone truly have the perfect solution. One proposed solution bringing about debate in the last few years has been merit pay for teachers (Wright, 2003). As we know, teachers often receive the brunt of criticism from the public when it comes to the failure of education. But is merit pay the solution. Wright (2003) states that although there may be some validation to the idea of merit pay, there are also some serious concerns. As more public gains concern for the quality of education, the more interest the public has in teacher accountability and performance....   [tags: Education]

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Vocational and Technical Teachers in Malaysia

- An issue arises whether the teachers in this country are ready to face and handle the challenges due to the birth of technology especially ICT in and out of school and due to the fact that the latest technology has acquired unique characteristics with lack of appropriate professional development, for these reasons it is necessary for teachers to be ready in terms of their knowledge, skills and also attitude in order to fully exploit the advantages in ICT (Rosnaini Mahmud, 2006). According to Ely (1995) the stress should not be on the technology itself but more on the teachers who will decide on the purpose in using the technology, how it is utilized and evaluates the effect of its use....   [tags: Education, Computer Technology]

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How to Mantain Good Teachers

- Tech Reflection 5 Teachers are the most important people to lead students to the academic success. Students spend their time at school more than other places. Good teachers can provide not only knowledge but also life lessons to their students. Also, good teachers can inspire, motivate and build good attitude of learning toward students by creating interesting materials and leading students into the right directions to be successful in lives. In my high school, there were many subjects that I hated because of having bad teachers while some subjects I really like because I enjoyed the materials and environment in classes creating by teachers....   [tags: tenure, support and training programs]

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Why Do Teachers Or Professors Give Students Homework?

- ... Is this what teachers and parents want. Homework should be banned also because it being more counterproductive. If schools assign less homework, it would benefit both students and teachers alike. Teachers who assign large amounts of homework are only able to spot check homework during the school day. Meaning that many errors are missed, and that the students do not get to see the errors they miss because teachers do not have the time to sit and check homework so that they can explain the errors....   [tags: Education, High school, Teacher, Middle school]

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Methods That Were Used Today By Good Teachers

- ... Then if nobody knew the answer he gave it to them. Ibn Umar reported that Allah 's Messenger صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم‎one day said to his Companions: “Tell me about a tree which has resemblance with a believer.” The people began to mention (different) trees of the forest. . .(Muslim) Today studies show that questioning students is one of the best ways to engage them and make them think. To make sure the students understand, a teacher should ask questions between lessons (Sockalingam, 2011). Open ended questions get their brains moving and helps train them into independent thinkers (Readwritethinkorg, 2015)....   [tags: Muhammad, Qur'an, Prophets of Islam, Teacher]

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Factors That Affect Teachers At Graduation High School

- ... Key Terms Teacher stress – Experience of ‘unpleasant, negative emotions such as anger, anxiety, tension, frustrationor depression’ resulting from an aspect of one’s work as a teacher. (Kyriacou, 2001, p. 28) Coping – Cognitive and behavioural efforts to manage specific external and/or internal demands that are appraised as taxing or exceeding the resources of the person. (Folkman & Lazarus, 1984, Pg.315) Instruments In phase 1, the research study will use two instruments. First instrument will help to measure the perceived levels of stress among all participants by using the Perceived Stress Scale (PSS-10) developed by Cohen, Kamarch and Mermlstein (1983)....   [tags: Teacher, Management, High school, Coping skill]

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Definition of Tenure for Teachers

- In society today, teachers play a very important role in the lives of children being one of the biggest influences on a child’s educational life. Teachers are responsible for preparing students for the future with knowledge and skills that students will be able to use on a daily basis. With so much emphasis on the role of teachers, it is important that students receive the best education possible and in order for that to happen, students need educated and willing teachers. Many of these qualities are infrequent in teachers of today....   [tags: Incompetence, Starting Salary]

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Where Are The Talented Teachers Going?

- Introduction The following critical analysis was conducted on an article about teacher resilience in urban schools by Yonezawa, Jones & Singer (2011). This author does concur with the authors’ result that a large problem facing education today is the early and frequent loss of new and talented teachers. To elevate this issue administrators need to provide teachers with professional development opportunities to enhance their resiliency and self-efficacy. According to the authors and other research conducted while preparing this critical analysis, teacher retention on average is rather consistent in that the first five years of teaching is when new teachers are most susceptible to leave the pr...   [tags: Educational Issues]

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The Many Challenges Facing World History Teachers

- Teaching history in the public school system can present educators with a unique set of challenges that are not found in any other subjects or disciplines. Furthermore, the distinction between U.S. and World History course structure need to be identified in order to effectively incorporate textbooks, unit tests, state standards, and student prior knowledge into the class. U.S. and World History classes differ in many aspects; and the teacher needs to know how to separate the two distinct course structures....   [tags: world history, course structures, teacher]

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E- Learning for Teachers and Students

- Using technology such as the web to create a rich learning environment may not be as easy as it seems. While we try to instill lifelong learning in our students we as teachers need to remember trying new technology may take some learning on teachers’ parts as well. Research shows both sides of web-based learning, resources to facilitate online learning, and ways to develop educational software for online learning, which teachers may need to discover in order to effectively use web-based learning....   [tags: Education and Technology, internet]

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The Important of Teachers' Guidance in Education

- Carl Jung once said, “One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant for the soul of the child.” (Jung) Children are born ready to learn and are anxious to know everything about anything. Learning and developing these concepts helps build the foundation for the rest of your life. However as a little child you thrive from human relationships and you learn from what teachers, parents and other adults around you are doing....   [tags: curriculum, students, classroom]

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How Teachers Make Students Hate Reading

- ... It seemed like the teacher always knew who to call on, like others I remember these days because I was always one of these students. Every time I was called on I felt like I was caught with the humiliation soon to follow. I never had a problem reading, I had another problem. I was missing half of my front teeth. Every word that I spoke was correct except I sounded like Mike Tyson impersonating Daffy Duck. Kids are cruel, the heckling and name calling was always soon to follow. This eventually led me to refuse to read or even participate in group projects....   [tags: Reading, Education, Reading, Teacher]

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A Talk to Teachers, by James Baldwin

- In his work, “A Talk to Teachers,” James Baldwin poured out his point of view on how he believed American children should be taught. Throughout the essay, Baldwin focused on a specific race of school children: Negros. Perhaps this was because he himself was an African American, or even for the mere idea that Negros were the most vulnerable for never amounting to anything — according to what the American society thought during the twentieth century, specifically the 1960s when this piece was published....   [tags: education, james baldwin]

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Reasons for Code Switching by Teachers

- Discussion According to Hudson (1998), code switching is used by teachers as a result of their poor proficiency in the foreign language. The same author adds that teachers use this linguistic technique (code switching) in order to help their students achieve a desired understanding. The results in table 5 complement the author’s findings since the frequency of respondents who agreed to using code switching because of the convenience in explanation was forty percent. This could also imply that multilingual speakers apply code switching when communicating cultural concepts that can only be understood in their native languages....   [tags: language, understanding, communication]

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Contributions of Teachers to Society

- Teachers hold a very sensitive role in the modern civilized society. Regarded as social engineers, teachers possess immense knowledge on various issues that affect our daily lives as a community of human beings. Though in many countries including the developed ones, teachers are poorly remunerated they make invaluable contributions to their communities, to society and to the world at large, engaging in yeoman services with selfless love and dedication that could only be considered priceless. This paper serves to explore some of the social contributions that teachers make to the modern civilized society....   [tags: Education]

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