Each part of the Conceptual Framework is essential and important to being an educator. Being a Reflective Practitioner means that the educator is prepared and knowledgeable in the content that is being taught. Some that is a Transformative Practitioner seeks to motivate students to learn and is creative with study materials. The Culturally Responsible Practitioner looks to all of the national, state, and local materials and standards to educate students. This individual provides order, commitment, and knowledge to students.
As ethical teachers, we play a very vital role in students’ life, by not just imparting knowledge but also helping in the development of a student’s personality. Ethics in education applies to us teachers which demands us to show patience to every student despite their different learning
Creating an environment where holding a high academic standard of learning comes from incorporating techniques that benefit the classroom as a whole. Observing educators during instructional times ensues reflection on one’s own teaching. The various teaching approaches in Doug Lemov’s Teach Like a Champion series include effective ways to engage learners, manage behavior, and set high academic standards. Techniques such as “Cold Call,” “Everybody Writes,” “Strong Voice,” and “100 Percent” all prove that using routines in the classroom the learning process. If utilized, these systems advance the effectiveness of learning, and manage behaviors in a professional setting.
Language: the language that teachers use has to be high level, which conveys a sense of professionalism that is honourable, moral and dignified. Professional judgement: the teacher should be able to place the needs of the students at the center of professional judgement. The teacher should be aware of his/her individual values, personal experience, commitment to authenticity, decision-making processes and work towards providing sound judgement. There is a school of thought which says that judgement grows with time and implies knowledge and wisdom, that teachers’ judgment improves with time. However, it is essential to ensure that all teachers possess a significant level of professional judgment.
Recent education reform demands a highly skilled teaching profession and it is widely accepted that a teacher’s development spans an entire career (Court, 1991). Therefore, teachers must be immersed in the subjects they teach, and have the ability both to communicate basic knowledge and to develop advanced thinking and problem-solving skills among their students (Loucks-Horsley, Hewson, Love, & Stiles, 1998; National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future,
Ch. 3 Major Concepts We find in our reading the essence of being a school principal and the many characteristics a principal must possess in order to be effective. This chapter speaks about school leaders managing every aspect of the school in order to ensure student success. Managing a learning facility that operates in an organized and safe environment can play a major role in the potential success of students. Successful principals understand the amount of stakeholders that need to be in place to achieve this level of success.
The various activities required to complete the Administrative Field Experience has made me competent in this field of study. I am confident that the material that I have learned and the activities that I have participated in will allow me to enter an assistant principal role with knowledge and skill to take on the duties, responsibilities, and challenges of an assistant principal. The greatest strength that I will take into the role is my ability to help others. I have a strong belief that my job is fulfilled when and only when I can share my ideas with teachers so they can too perfect their craft. Therefore, I feel that I would be an exceptional instructional leader to the teachers in the building.
“High quality teaching thus explicitly builds on learners needs, as well as on high expectations and subject knowledge” (Pollard and Collins 2005, p.142). The quality of each child’s individual learning scopes around how well organised and adaptable a teacher can present
Also, there is a tendency for teacher evaluations to be very similar with little variance in scores. Because of this, there are few consequences associated with the evaluation. Strong teachers are not rewarded for high quality work, and poor teachers are
A shared vision allows the teacher leaders to do the hard work of leadership and to advocate for change that is responsive to that vision. 126.96.36.199) Autonomy and trust: Teacher leaders need to be trusted to make decisions and empowered to lead change efforts related to the larger school vision. The principal can make it possible to lead by giving teachers lot of freedom and decision making power around issues of curriculum, instruction and professional learning. 188.8.131.52) Structure to support teacher teaming: Organizing teachers into professional learning communities through department or grade level teams and providing concrete structures such as common discussion time and meeting protocols opens up locations for teacher leaders to share their work, lead collaborative planning and facilitate discussions that promote
Outstanding educators must possess many important qualities. They must be knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the subjects that they teach. If a teacher is knowledgeable and enthusiastic, their students will be more excited about what they need to learn, and see the teacher as a valuable resource. These educators must continue to pursue learning opportunities and use this new knowledge to improve their instruction. Students come to school at different academic levels.