Reflection Of The Teacher's Role In The Classroom And Learning Process
The chapter touched on key components to ensure success. For example, the chapter stated, “Teachers need to allow and promote students’ autonomy,” (Heibert, 2011). I could not agree with this statement more. Often times it is easy for classroom teachers to explain how to …show more content…
In my classroom, I like to review previously learned information prior to learning new topics. I think that this is especially important when working with struggling students because if the students do not understand previously learned information, they will fall further behind when learning new information. I also like to use discussions as a way to determine how students problem-solve. I think that classroom discussions are crucial to student learning because they engage students in the learning process. Discussions are also a great way for teachers to correct any misconceptions that the students may have.
Overall, I think that this chapter was very insightful. It provided a great deal of information on what the teacher’s role in the classroom should be. Teachers should set up a classroom where student opinions are welcome, but the students also know who has the authority of the