Five Words that Describe Me as a Teacher. (Dedicated. (Stems from Passion…
Five Words that Describe
Me as a Teacher.
Stems from Passion.
Fair isn't everyone getting the same thing, fair is everyone getting what they need to succeed.
Every child matters - I would never give up. We cannot expect children to practice Growth Mindset if us ourselves do not.
This helps me be a good teacher because teaching can be hard, and that dedication is needed to get through the tough days, to carry on pushing through 'that tough class/child'.
Previous school was always being moved about - it was to suit the children's needs at that time.
Being able to adapt to both colleagues needs, and children's needs too.
The ability to adjust to new conditions.
This helps me be a good teacher because things are always changing, polices, the curriculum - need to adapt and change with the times and needs.
Feelings are real and can impact children's ability to learn, interact, engage and self-regulate if they are emotionally charged.
Staff require support daily too, being ability to not only feel they are in need of support, and to be able to understand their feelings helps to be a good team player and keep a positive atmosphere around the school.
The ability to understand and share the feelings of others.
This helps me to be a good teacher because although empathy can be learned, having a natural ability to sense others feelings and needs leads to you being more approachable, more understanding - as such means that changes and adaptations are more easily made when they are required. .
Game such as Kahoot, Around the World, Word Assosciation game. Get their brains ready for upcoming tasks.
Children know that I am fun, however with that comes their own dedication and ability to work hard afterwards.
Tina Bruce - Learning Through Play.
This helps me to be a good teacher because it encourages the children to learn without 'knowing their learning'. It builds a good relationship with the children that links back to being approachable.
Children feel comfortable to speak out about needing support, helps them within the classroom and social environments.
Friendly and easy to talk to. I make sure children and staff never think I'm 'too busy' to talk to them.
This helps me be a good teacher because it's imperative to protect children through safeguarding - approachable = more likely to confide or tell clues to situations.
Staff are able to access support when needed, feel comfotable to offer suggestive feedback without fear of upset or negative responses.