School and teachers can influence the extent and quality of learning for all students. Teacher’s beliefs, practices and attitudes are important for understanding and improving educational processes. They are closely linked to teachers’ strategies for coping with challenges in their daily professional life. Educators have control over numerous factors that influence motivation, achievement and behaviour of students. They are turning around their approach into a focus on creating positive school climate and responsive classroom as part of holistic quality education based on child rights where there is effective teaching and classroom management, thus enhancing students’ learning experiences.
Parents trust their children to be taught and educated at school, to be hoped that they will become good and qualified human beings. A teacher takes an important role in motivating the students to get their success in their life. A teacher could bring positive or negative energy to the students that someday will bring him to become a teacher to follow or to avoid by the students. The teachers also play an important role in
6). The learner’s self-efficacy and self-esteem is built primarily on the child’s interactions with others – parents, peers, teachers and other significant adults and for children to develop a healthy concept of self, Rogers reflects, as did Ginott, teachers must develop good communication skills that convey positive messages. Rogers believes that the development of not only the emotional security of a child but also their moral development, personal maturation and socialisation are all affected by discipline. Rogers defines discipline as leading, guiding, directing and motivating and suggests that discipline can be broken into three types - preventative, corrective and supportive (Rogers, p. 5). “Preventative discipline” involves the development of effective teaching strategies, tactics, organisation and planning by the teacher.
- Promoting independence. In providing support for individual or groups of pupils, classroom assistants will encourage independence by helping them to develop self-esteem, self-reliance and learning skills as well as increase their subject-related knowledge, understanding and skills. Pupils should be given opportunities to make their own decisions and take responsibility for their own actions. D. Confidentiality. Classroom assistants must adhere to the school policy for the confidentiality of information at all times.
Although Harry Wong focuses more on classroom management and not the demographics of the classroom, him and Gary Borich both equally emphasize the importance of a positive and supportive classroom environment for all students. Wong declares,” It is the teacher – what the teacher knows and can do—that makes the difference in the classroom.” (81) Effective teachers provide all students with equal opportunities for learning by utilizing culturally responsive direct instruction, questioning and classroom management. Caring for students and building a nurturing environment that accepts all students and allows them to engage in profound learning experiences are fundamental characteristics of effective
It should also have reference to any health and safety aspects as well as safeguarding. All teachers following the schools behaviour policy will provide consistency for children, within schools this is an imperative part of teachers practice; it provides children with a sense of
Machado states that, “good listening habits are especially important in school situations (2013, p227). If a teacher expects the students to listen to him or her, and give them their undivided attention, then as teachers we should give them the same respect and listen to them. It means a lot to a child if we bend down to their level and really listen to them. This makes the student feel special and that the teacher is truly listening to them and interested in what they have to say. I feel it is very important to lend an ear to every student and make them feel significant and really cared for.
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
Protective factors at school can be things such as having a teacher who shows a lot of care and compassion for a child success. It can also be things like helping the child build a high- expectations and sense of achievement for themselves, and helping children see where their skills are. Also a good way for teachers and school systems to incorporate protective factors for an individual would be to give them opportunities to strive, and get more involved in the educational system (Benard, n.d., p. 2-3). Lastly, these external protective factors
We should pay attention to classrooms for young learners it should be a place where they feel cared and safe. It should be a great place to be, beautiful place and creative environment. Teachers have to use different pedagogical approaches. They should participate actively in their learning and to assist professional development. The