We need to observe the children in classrooms and carefully listen to their life experiences. By teaching the students to embrace all cultures and learn about them, it will create a unity in the classroom. Students then will feel safe and comfortable in the classroom (Gollnick & Chinn, 2012). It is no easy task to incorporate cultural knowledge throughout teaching. You must consciously think about multiculturalism as you interact with students and plan lessons and assignments (Gollnick & Chinn, 2012).
I will teach to diverse cultures and communities to which my students belong. I will ensure that each student is included in my future classroom and is able to reach their fullest potential. I believe in learning who my students and individually setting higher standards for each will allow them to be successful in school and later in life. Knowing and understanding all of this will help me enable each learner to meet their higher individual standards.
Therefore, it is imperative that the school finds a new, research-based positive discipline program designed to teach students expected social behavior. In order to do so, all teachers must participate in professional development to ensure that the discipline policy is consistent throughout the grade levels. With a positive discipline policy, students similar to Joey would learn and practice expected behavior; thus, reducing the occurrences of discipline problems. In addition, all students will come to feel safe, valued, and respected within the school
Teachers must become familiar with the various customs and values held by the different cultures and subgroups represented in our public school
The IEP will come with a special education team made up of usually a speech or occupational therapist, the students’ principle, a paraprofessional the student has, and the special education director of the school district. All immediate family is encouraged to attend the child ’s IEP meeting. The IEP will help the student get the best and most appropriate education possible. The IEP will help outline the students strengths and weaknesses as well as his or hers goals for the current school year.
This, in turn, enables them to adjust their lessons to account for all students in the classroom and self-reflect on their teaching practices for future planning. Given the wide
ADVANTAGES OF BECOMING A TEACHER Those passionate about teaching point to the benefits of working with children and positively influencing the lives of their students. Based on QuinStreet Inc. (2018), there are six advantages; shares their passion, inspire others, make a real difference, change the future of education, a community of educators, and a dynamic field. Mellinger (2018) stated another three; changing lives and caring too much, a degree of autonomy, and variety and adherence to schedules. Teachers shares their Passion.
Teachers were also going to test with using narratives as an instructional approach. Māori and Pasifka cultures have used this approach before and research supported that these style can help students remember content. Teachers also wanted to incorporate student collaboration (Conner, 2013). These solutions will benefit all students because the teachers will be incorporating all cultures into their lesson plans. Student collaboration will also benefit all students because they can bounce ideas off with one another.
They should be able to teach the material in any way that they need to, in order to help the student better understand. Teachers can also do certain learning activities that are enjoyable to the students; making them enjoy going to school and eager to learn. Weimer also wrote, “A good learning experience where the student conquers challenging content, finds out something fascinating and through the process
My goal for these competencies is to incorporate them into my daily instruction as much as possible. I hope to become an educator that keeps improving from past and new experiences. My ultimate goal is to help develop and guide the students ' futures to be successful and fulfilling
My Behavior Management philosophy is to educate our children to be kind, caring, and respectful members in our society by teaching self-discipline, responsibility, cooperation, and problem-solving skills. To assist my students in reaching this goal, I will maintain a child-friendly and encouraging classroom environment, in order to make my students feel safe and promote an environment for learning. To teach my students how to be kind, caring, and respectful I will demonstrate these skills as their teacher; in addition, I will teach them ways to respect themselves and one another. As a class, we will collaborate together to create our classroom rules and consequences.
If I were chosen as the Texas Teacher of the Year, my message would be that all students, no matter what, deserve the best quality education. We have our students the majority of the day, and sometimes we might be the only positive role models in their lives. We need to support our students. We need to listen to our students, talk to them every day, greet them every morning, and let them know we care. We have to work hard in creating a positive and engaging 21st century learning environment that will make them want to come to school every day.