Teaching: Teachers provide the environment for children where they spend…
Teaching: Teachers provide the environment for children where they spend most of their day.
Teacher-directed: The teacher spends most of the time in front of the class talking, and class subjects are divided into time slots throughout the day.
Student-directed: The class is prepared by the teacher, and then students are guided in their learning throughout the day by working together and in different ways. Students guide their own learning through interest.
Learning Risk Factors:
Prenatal substance exposure
Family alcohol abuse
Leadership Help: Teachers have a strong influence on those they teach, so there are some things they can do to be a good leader for these children.
Get to know your students.
Communicate with them.
Find ways to relate to students.
Become a positive role model.
Collaborate and work with students.
Set high, but reasonable expectations.
Student and Teacher Interaction: Teachers need to learn to cater to the needs of all different types of students.
Gender: Girls and boys tend to learn and act differently.
Ethnicity: Students come from a variety of ethnic backgrounds. The y may speak different languages or understand things differently. Teachers have there responsibility to treat all groups equally.
Disability: Teachers have the added responsibility of detecting possible disability at times.
No Child Left Behind Act
All students should at least reach the same base level of learning.
When students can't fail, they lose motivation to keep going.
This does not take into consideration different needs of individual students.