A student needs to feel comfortable with themselves, others, and the teacher, so there can be meaningful discussion and interactions. Teacher and student relationships are essential to ensure a positive school/classroom atmosphere. Rules are stated in this manner, because teacher and student develop the rules together. This way student feels some ownership about how the class is run and is more likely to follow rules and procedures. CLASSROOM RULES: 1.
In the book What Great Teachers Do Differently, Todd Whitaker chronicles things that great teachers do. By adopting many of the practices in the book, a new teacher can be well on their way to becoming a great teacher. High expectations, creating a climate of caring, decision making, and learning to ignore things are just a few of the things that great teachers do. Great teachers have high expectations not just for their students, but also for themselves. The expectations a teacher places on his or herself are directly related to those placed on their students.
I believe this would help me because it helped me open up and not be afraid to make sure the rules were followed, class ran smoothly, and everyone was safe. In my residential hall I got to know my peers that I live with. At peacock we have became a family. We go out and have fun together and help each other when needed. I am comfortable with lending my materials to them because I know I will receive them back like I gave it to
This commitment models the expectations for the staff and proves that I, as a principal, must strive to create a school culture that has a positive influence on life and learning in my school. The entire thought of developing successful learning communities in my school is a great challenge. I realize that I have much to learn and everything will not happen as quickly as needed. Change is never an easy process, but as I strive to build on the positive and eradiate the negative my focus will be to have a highly effective school with highly effective teachers. I found great value in
Building a bank of “what if” scenarios is a valuable tool in building a solid teaching philosophy. * Discussing teaching cases allows teachers to reflect and think critically about a certain problem without actually having to go through the experience. Helping teachers prepare for possible situations that may arise in the classroom, is a huge benefit to teachers. Knowing ahead of time how to respond to a certain situation helps build confidence and reduces anxiety in the decision making process. Part 2 The Case of Jesus Gonzalez a) Key Factors This case is about a first grade student named Jesus Gonzalez, his family, and teacher, Mrs. Kiffen.
Positive behaviour is strongly linked to respect for others and what is generally accepted as 'good' behaviour tends to be centred on this. Positive behaviour is about learning self-control and consideration for the needs of others. Children and young people will adopt the behaviour of the adults around them so setting a good example is the first thing all that adults should do when working with them. If children and young people are dealt with aggressively then they will respond in an aggressive manner (self-defence) so if adults always remember to be polite and say ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ then they are more likely to copy. If we encourage and
Not only does it break through the adolescent barriers and builds a cooperative group, it helps their learning process tremendously. What was interesting about Goodwille’s book was she offered teachers a variety of ideas and strategies for dealing with group attitudes and individual needs. Also, she
Finding ways to make the material fun, engaging, and easy to comprehend will nurture a love of learning. Treating students with kindness and respect and helping them learn to apply that to others to create a positive and nurturing environment. * Differentiated- Making sure to include visual, audio, and tactile facets to all curriculum so that each individual will have the best chance possible to understand the material not matter their learning style. Working in pairs, small groups and classroom projects where partners and assignments are chosen based on the individual needs of the students. Keeping charts on each student for educational, social, and behavioral goals and personalizing the reward and recognition that they get for their effort and
That is when I realized that he wasn’t necessarily a “bad” student he was just a young child who needed motivation and someone who would just care. That is the meaning that I found within Dr. Michaels statement. How does a classroom teacher garner respect? There are many methods that a teacher can use in order to gain their students respect. For example, the most effective method would be, to respect the students and their feelings before they can respect you.
There are so many intricacies involved in the process; nevertheless, people are the most important element in creating justice for all, regardless of social status, color of skin, English language barriers, and cultural background (Theoharis, 2009). My major focus as a SJL is to empower and cultivate in my DACC colleagues in the advising center a passion for our students. A deep understanding of our students needs is essential in order to cooperate, and work together with a heartfelt passion to build a strong community college that practices equity and accessibility. By building strong relationships with our students and their families we can create a climate of belonging. This framework was provided in chapter I by Theoharis (2009), and is essential in sifting out bad practices, attitudes, established rules and guidelines, racism, and discrimination.