Teachers are using technology to make teaching more engaging. The increasingly flexible delivery of instruction and submission of home assignments provide multiple pathways and opportunities to refine and reform the teaching and learning experience.
Teaching – General
The focus of education must be on the active participation of students to prepare them for future challenges. There must be concerted efforts to enrich the learning experience. The emphasis must be on meaningful engagement, creation, problem-solving, communication, and collaboration.
Positive relationships, whether friends, colleagues or students, are fundamental to success. We perform the best when we feel nurtured. As educators, we know that the classroom is a large mix-bag- of students. Not just from different racial and ethnic backgrounds but as individuals with vast-ranging emotions, aspirations, dreams and competencies.
Clear and continuous communication is crucial. Not only for academics is communication important, but it is imperative for building bonds too.
Summer holidays have commenced for most teachers. But for me, it is the beginning of an academic year.
Many teachers have already begun interacting on social media to plan new and exciting things they can do before the schools commence again.
Emma, an elementary school teacher with a private school in Manchester, MA, says- “Darting between home and school, the curriculum, the monthly, weekly, and daily lesson plans, AND staff meetings, we forget as teachers that we are in one of the most human-centered professions