Presentation on theme: "How To Be An Be An Effective Teacher By Harry Wong"— Presentation transcript:
1How To Be An Be An Effective Teacher By Harry Wong The First Days of SchoolHow To Be An Be An Effective TeacherBy Harry Wong
2The First Days Are Critical What you do on the first days of school will determine your success or failure for the rest of the school year. You will either win or lose your class on the first days of school.
3An Effective TeacherCan explain the district’s, school’s and department or grade level’s curriculumRealizes that teaching is not a private practiceIs flexible and adaptableListens, listens, listens
43 Characteristics of an Effective Teacher: positive expectations for student success.is an extremely good classroom managerknows how to design lessons for student mastery.
5Positive Expectations There is absolutely no research correlation between success and family background, race, national origin, financial status, or even educationalaccomplishments. There isbut one correlation with success,and that is ATTITUDE.
6Dress for Sucess You do not get a second chance at a first impression. It is not what is, but what is perceived.You dress for four main effects:CredibilityAcceptanceAuthorityRespect
7Effective Teachers help students by: Having an inviting personality and classroom environment..Addressing students by name.Saying “Please” and “Thank you.”
8First Day of School Begin teaching: DisciplineProceduresRoutinesPersonally greet each student at the door.Students find assigned seat. (All seats should face the teacher.)Have a self starter activity availableIntroduce self and students.
9Classroom ManagementClassroom management refers to all of the things that a teacher does to organize students, space, time, and materials so that instruction in content and student learning can take place.
10Discipline Plan Rules: What the expected behaviors are. Consequences: What the student chooses to accept if a rule is broken.Rewards: What the student receives for appropriate behavior.
11What about rules?Rules should be limited to a number that you and the students can readily remember-never more than five.Should be stated positively.Should be concerned with behavior; not academic work (writing in ink or pen)
12Rules vs. Procedures Discipline: Concerns how students BEHAVE. -HAS penalties and rewardsPROCEDURES: Concern how things are DONE.-Has NO penalties or rewards.
13ConsequencesConsequences are what result when a person abides by or breaks the rules.Positive consequences are rewards that result when people abide by the rules.Negative consequences are penalties that result when people break the rules
14Teaching ProdceduresExplain: demonstrate specifically and demonstrate, not just tell.Rehearse: practice under your supervisionReinforce: praise or reteach