Importance Of Teaching Skills In The Classroom Environment

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1.(i) Discuss the theory behind teaching skills and(ii) examine how these skills were visible in the classroom you observed. (iii) Discuss one example of how you hope to develop as a teacher from your observations in this area? (1100 words) Must refer to lecture notes and readings

“Teaching skills can be defined as discrete and coherent activities by teachers which foster pupil learning”. (Kyriacou,2007,p.4)
(i)The theory behind teaching skills is complex to say the least. There are three main elements to developing teaching skills before general essential teaching skills. They are: knowledge,decision-making and action. GENERAL= prep. And planning ,teaching, lesson management, classroom climate, discipline, assessment

Knowledge, the knowledge
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Explain your understanding of “classroom environment” Examine how you might manage the class room environment. Give examples of how well planned activities prevent misbehaviour. Consider the importance of a school behaviour policy. How must a teacher behave in order to maintain order in a classroom? Discuss one example of how you hope to develop as a teacher from your observations in this area? (1100 words) Must refer to lecture notes and readings
Remember when writing that:“Behaviour for Learning or Positive Classroom Management is about engagement of pupils in the learning process.”
“The teacher’s authority needs to be based on effective teaching rather on coercion. This is not to say that to say that disciplinary techniques are not important in establishing authority. Rather, it is to stress that if the exercise of disciplinary techniques is to control problems arising from poor teaching, such problems will persist and undermine the quality of learning which will occur.” (Kyriacou 2001:102)
DEFINE CLASSROOM ENVIRON.

It is vital to maintain a positive classroom environment while teaching to ensure that pupils are learning and achieving their goals.
The positive approach is based on being:
Proactive

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