Do you have a teacher who you felt made a big impact on your life? Or just a teacher that you remember the most from when you were in elementary school? Elementary school is a time in a child’s life where they learn many skills needed to succeed in their future. They are provided with not only basic math, reading and literature, but they also learn social skills and how to behave in certain situations. Students are presented with the opportunity to learn effectively, but also in a fun manner.
• To develop aptitude of students so he or she can properly guide and counsel students. • Providing experience of all first-hand school activities by promoting the student-teacher forum. • To develop the capacity among student teachers to use knowledge of effective verbal, non-verbal and media communication techniques to foster active inquiry, collaboration, and supportive interaction in the classroom. • To enable the student teachers to understand and use formal and informal assessment strategies to evaluate and ensure the continuous intellectual social, emotional and physical development of the learners. • To change attitude, behavior, and values of teacher trainees so that they can actively participate in change • To develop capacity among students to use different mediums of communications such as verbal, non-verbal, and media communication.
Classroom Management A classroom teacher must be knowledgeable not only in the subject that he/she will be teaching but also in classroom management. Classroom management is not an easy thing to do. Teachers who were just new in the profession were always wondering how could they manage their students effectively or how could they manage their classroom adequately? Teachers who planned daily classroom activities are more likely execute their lessons excellently because students’ attention and interest were set the way the teachers expected them to be. A well
These teachers might attend workshops or seminars to discover new methods of teaching proven to increase student development. The pedagogic tools in teaching strategies aims to provide opportunities for all students to learn, based on their current skill levels. Teachers adjust lesson plans to address learning styles of individual pupils after assessing their home environment, interests, level of ability, and culture. With the use of pedagogical tools in teaching strategies can foster respect for students from different ethnic backgrounds and religions. Teachers might become creative in devising lessons to keep struggling students from falling
Yes, lesson delivery and classroom engagement is important for students to succeed in the classroom, however, the formation of relationships with students and their families is of utmost importance. After the establishment of a sense of classroom community, “everything else begins to fall in place.” Children are engaged, they want to learn, they begin to self monitor and that’s what is most powerful. As I continue to develop my philosophies of teaching, specifically, classroom management I will bring along with me this experience and take into account Mr. Decker’s experiences and suggestions. It is important for me to recognize that being a teacher isn’t an easy job, it’s more than just lecturing students and drilling information in which I want them to regurgitate. Being a teacher is caring about the individual “whole student” their home life, their like’s and dislikes as well as their strengths and weaknesses, all in hopes of pushing each student to be as successful as
Those traits may include that you work well with kids, you're patient, you remain calm in stressful situations, you love to learn new things, and that you're open to new ideas(Foster). Students that are wanting to become an elementary teacher should consider taking human development, child psychology, curriculum design, and literacy instruction. Those classes will help them teach classes to younger kids(“Qualifications for Being a Teacher”). When you're thinking about becoming a teacher you should consider whether you have some of the following qualities; communication skills, patience, physical stamina, and resourcefulness. You need to be able to communicate with your students and coworkers but also with the parents in a way that they will understand you.
These advisers must suggest recommendations to the principal or school board and always strive for beneficial changes. The effects of school counseling Providing counseling in school comes with many benefits such as - Prepares the individual to face the world Counseling right from the small age prepares the child to face the challenges of the modern world without any fear. It encourages decision making power, problem solving skills and makes them resilient to tough situations. Makes them curious about various career opportunities These guidance sessions can broaden the horizons of the students. It can make them take interest in various career opportunities and explore different areas.
To start, this module has really helped me to think and to reflect of how to become a good teacher. I have always wanted to help student learn, to listen to students and to care for them, to impart knowledge, guide students in learning new skills and procedures and evaluate students as to the mastery of these new skills and to also become a curious, life-long learner. And this module has helped me of how can I achieve it. The teaching profession demands an in-depth knowledge of subject content and pedagogy. So to enter the teaching profession, we should know about pedagogy that is teaching and learning of the child.
Teachers can also use assessments to find strengths and weaknesses of the students which will enable variations and adaptations to be made as necessary to improve student learning. A more conventional use of assessments is to provide grades for the student, their parents, and the teacher. They can use the data ascertained by the assessments to track the students’ progress throughout the class. There are two different types of assessments teachers can use to measure a student’s progress they are formative and summative. Formative assessments are used throughout the learning process to allow teachers to know if the students are understanding the lesson and make adaptations it as necessary.
The basic perceptions and models of behavior start taking shape and problems of adjustment with new roles in life occur. Secondary education, therefore, provides an excellent opportunity for the educators and educationists to conceive and launch programmes which initiate problems of molding the learners into proper forms of behavior, attitudes which lead to productive and peaceful life in future. The main aim of education is all round development of the child. This aim wholly and solely depends on the school. The teachers are the indispensible part of the school.