Effective Communication In The Classroom

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Effective teachers model the language skills they expect from their students. Word choice, grammar, and non-verbal messages can support or detract from effective communication. Non-verbal messages can be just as important as verbal communication with students. Communication in the classroom can result in positive actions, but can also become less effective based off a variety of barriers. These barriers can include the communication not being stated clearly, if the room is too noisy, or the students may be unsure of the word choice the teacher has chosen to use. Communication can play an essential role in the classroom and student achievement. There are a variety of ways non-verbal communications techniques can foster positive interactions and promote learning. There are many ways students can communicate with their teachers non-verbally. One technique …show more content…
Although some parents of the students in my class prefer texting, we must keep in mind we are still communicating educational matters of a student in the class. Texting can seem more casual than emails or phone calls, but a teacher is still held responsible for anything that might be said that could come across inappropriate or unethical. Emails also can represent a teacher’s professionalism by having no misspelled words, no inappropriate comments about other students, and proofreading everything before sending it. Social media is also something teachers must be completely professional on, anything teachers post on the Internet can be interpreted as inappropriate and some may question the morals of the teacher. However, teachers are normal human beings also and have their own beliefs, and social life, but people may use those things posted online against you and portray you as unprofessional. Teachers must always keep in mind how they want others to view them, and for them to believe they are great educators and influences on their

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