Importance Of Being An Effective Teacher

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Graduation from teachers college will be an exciting moment in my life, as I am sure it is for many. One challenge for teachers in small towns who work in small schools is that they often have to teach more than one grade. Teachers face many challenges every day and it is important to remain effective in the process of completing all of these challenges. There are many ways teachers can be good at what they do, not everyone has to be the same. Effective teachers care about their students learning (Woolfolk, Winne, & Perry). They ensure their students get the best education they can by building a relationship with everyone in their classroom which will help support learning. Teachers should be reflective and consider their every move in and …show more content…
From creating flexible lesson plans, to dealing with students who have special needs, to grading and assessing their work and behaviour. During all of this, it is important to remain an effective teacher by caring about students in and our of the classroom. This can be done by building a relationship with lesson plans, and reflecting on your work after every school day. An effective teacher will combine their knowledge and lesson plans with fun creative ways to learn. For my lesson plan on reproduction and heredity, I planned to be an effective teacher starting with assessing my student 's previous knowledge on the topic. Following this, I moved on to my lesson plan on the subject where I ensured all students were learning at a proper grade level without falling behind. I kept my student 's attention by explaining the importance of the subject and finished with a fun educational game for everyone. After the lesson plan, I would finish by assessing the two groups of students with a short quiz appropriate for their grade level. This would allow me to determine where all of my students stand on the topic. It would also allow me to address any students who may require special attention. There are many challenges faced in each and every lesson plan but this does not mean that they cannot be overcome. Effective teachers who truly care about their students will always be able to overcome whatever is thrown at

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