Common Teaching Dilemmas (How can I overcome cultural differences? (Avoid…
Common Teaching Dilemmas
How can I show command of the material?
Use different learning styles
Completing detailed lesson plans prior to class
Be enthusiastic and motivated in class
How can I balance authority and rapport?
Be consistent with discipline
Have mutual respect
Be confident in your own ability
Use rewards when deserved
How can I deal with communication anxiety with students?
Use ice breakers to relax students
Try make eye contact while talking with students
Don't force a student to be vocal if they chose not to
How can I engage students and be memorable?
Use different methodologies and media for different learners
Be passionate and value the opinions of your students
How can I manage a large class size?
Have the correct the environment for class size
Be confident so you're not intimidated
Use different teaching strategies to keep all students on board
Use group work
Keep trouble/problem students seperate
How can I overcome cultural differences?
Avoid generalizations or stereotyping
Get parents mixing with each other also
Use resources which are culturally dynamic
Teach subjects from different cultural perspectives
Start off with ice breaker games so any barriers can be quickly broken