Created By: Michael, Stephanie, Dana, Rebecca, Alison
What does an effective teacher do?
- Stays organized
- Keeps students engaged in a lesson
- Manages the classroom
- Explain, teach and simplify material
- Stays flexible
How does an effective teacher do it?
- Stay on top of things, keep a detailed planner, plan ahead, write down any inspiring ideas as soon as they come up
- The teacher relates what is being taught to what the students enjoy, very enthusiastic with what they are teaching
- Limits distractions, sets strict classroom rules and enforces them, and the classroom set up to encourage student collaboration
- Instructional variety, clear instructional procedures, use of outside resources and activities
- Allows extra time for taking/completing tests, offers different styles of tests (multi. choice, essay, true false), have back up lesson plans, willing to try new teaching styles
Effects on the students
- Sets a good model for students to follow
- Students feel valued in the classroom (their ideas matter), makes the students want to be there
- Students become more disciplined and well mannered, keeps the students on task.
- Students are able to find out about their learning style, better understanding of the content
- Students are able to connect with the teacher more, students feel less pressure