Presentation on theme: "Develop your own teaching style that promotes"— Presentation transcript:
1 Develop your own teaching style that promotes Responsibility,Cooperation,Courage, andSelf-esteemWhat are the top three or four things that you want your teaching style to promote?
2 The Continuum Authoritarian..... Permissive ..... Democratic..... Where do you fit along the continuum?
3 Equal and DifferentThe teacher’s role is that of a leader, while the student plays the role of the learner.Authoritarian Style: The DictatorPermissive Style: The DoormatI have observed few teachers that are consistently a democratic style teacher. It is important to know which teacher you are and which you want to become more like.Democratic Style: The Active Teacher
4 Authoritarian Results in an Atmosphere of competition, fear, and anxietyEnvironment of rigid order and routineTeachergives vigorous discipline, expects swift obedience, discourages verbal exchange, gives few praisestells students what to thinklectures while students listenCan you pick out the authoritarian style teachers in your school? Do you agree with the statements on this slide?
5 Permissive Results in an Atmosphere of insecurity. Environment of chaos with little respect for order and routine.Teacheris apathetic, not very involved, and places few demands;does the thinking/problem solving for students;plans lessons involving lecture, films, and bookwork.Can you identify the permissive teachers in your school? What are some of their classroom management challenges?
6 Democratic Results in an Teacher Atmosphere of acceptance and high expectation.Environment of order and routine; flexible and conducive to creative, constructive, and responsible activity.Teacherplaces limits while encouraging independence, is polite but firm, and nurturing;is open to verbal interaction;gives praise and encouragement;guides rather than leads.The key to being a good democratic style teacher may be consistency. Being authoritarian one day and permissive the next does NOT balance out to being democratic.
7 Authoritarian outcomes PermissiveoutcomesDemocraticoutcomesStudentsOwn and solve their problemsLear self-reliance and socially competent behaviorAre more likely to achieve and be motivatedLearn from their mistakesStudentsAre given few opportunities for achievement, motivation, self-control, and disciplineSpirits are brokenFeel powerless and may rebel and disrupt class or comply and become a pleaserHave little opportunity to enhance motivation, personal goals, or communication skillsStudentsAre less likely to become socially competent; be motivated to achieve, and gain self controlHave not been taught to cooperate or contribute in constructive ways.Developing a true democratic teaching style is a lofty yet challenging goal. Striving to be more toward the center is a great starting point.7
8 General Classroom Management Strategies Holding and communicating high expectations for student learning and behaviorEstablishing and clearly teaching classroom rules, procedures and consequencesEnforcing classroom guidelines promptly, consistently, and equitablyImplementing a democratic style classroom management is often challenging for teachers. Learning how to become a democratic teacher takes time and practice. Several more hours will be spent on the democratic style of teaching.