I To ensure that there is authority commensurate with responsibility for the instructional task. The teacher has the right and responsibility to ensure her professional needs are met before engaging in instruction. 259 more words
Tags » Teacher-student Relationship
“Students do the bulk of their learning independently. They make their own way through online lessons, digital texts and multimedia, and follow links to extra, explanatory resources. 118 more words
Teaching can be very satisfying, but it isn’t easy. I (Clive) just received my course evaluation for last term and was reminded that “you can’t win them all.” I thought the course was my best ever, and most students rated it as “excellent.” But some just said it was “very good” (hmmm – why was that?) and one gave it a “good” or “moderate” on every item (what’s their problem?!). 147 more words
When you love students…it shows!
I was recently asked “What makes an outstanding teacher?” There might have been days that I would have answered this with some lofty ideas around pedagogical and content knowledge skills so I was amazed how I easily replied with “Outstanding teachers love kids.” 252 more words