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Professional Education Subject: The Teaching Profession
Becoming a Teacher
Course Description This course design to complement the professional education subject, the Teaching Profession it shall bring about real life and vicarious experiences of a prospective teacher with emphasis on the characteristics of a teacher as a person and as a professional. It shall provide a wide range of opportunity or self-reflection that will better prepare you become a student teacher. Field Study 6 is anchored on this professional Education subject. The Teaching Profession. GENERAL OBJECTIVES 1. Describe the characteristics of a teacher as a person. 2. Identify the characteristics that make up a professional teacher in the classroom, in the community, and in the world. 3. Document best practices of outstanding teachers. 4. Clarify one’s personal values, attitudes, and beliefs about teaching. NCBTS Personal Growth and Professional Development COMPETENCIES/ PERFORMANCE INDICATOR Articulates and demonstrates one’s personal philosophy of teaching Manifests personal qualities such as enthusiasm flexibility and caring Links with other institutions, organizations for sharing best practices Clarifies own values and philosophy to be a positive role model to students Makes the physical environment safe and conducive to learning Determines, understands, and accepts the learners diverse backgrounds and experience Facilitates learning of diverse types of learners to diverse types of learning environment.
Develops and uses variety and appropriate assessment strategies to monitor and evaluate learning
Social Regard for Learning
Diversity of learners
Uses teachers efforts directed at strengthening the links between school and communities
particularly as these links helpfor the attainment of curricular goals.
Learning Activity 1: The Teacher As a Person
At the end of this activity, you will be competent in clarifying your values about teaching, and in articulating and demonstrating your personal philosophy of teaching. The end goal is to be a positive role model for students.
To be an effective teacher in the future it is important to be aware of your values about teaching. Write your mission statement or philosophy that you will uphold with conviction. To each your goals do the following tasks.
Step 1. interview 2-3 teachers about their belief on the what, why, and how of teaching Step 2. analyze the values and philosophy behind the teachers beliefs. Step 3. Reflect about your own values and philosophy about teaching. Step 4. express these values and beliefs in your own mission statement.
Interview with Teacher 1
my students will engage actively in the class and improve their innate talents. The constructivist learning theory is one that I believe to be worthwhile. I realize that I cannot rely solely on textbooks. b. I also believe that as a teacher. thus I agree with the fact that students can construct their own . I will teach my students by By being a facilitator in the classroom. Act with conviction based on what they learned and finally prove their worth as responsible citizen with a personality worthy of emulation as they claim their rightful place in our society. I must know what to teach in my classroom. My goals for my students are: I believe that the purpose of teaching is not to teach students how to memorize facts. or how to know all the correct answers. I will guide my students through the subject matter in order to assist the students in their own discoveries.Teacher’s Name (optional) Gender: Female Subject Taught: English School: CNHS a. but rather I must seek out other sources of information to aid in my teaching. What I want to teach my students are: I firmly believe that through proper motivation and guidance. The purpose of teaching lies in getting students to truly understand the concepts being examined. c. As a facilitator. It is vital that I have a solid understanding of the subject matter being taught.
and all students have something to contribute to the classroom environment. What I want to teach my students are: . All students are capable of learning. It is important to maintain a positive attitude about the students you teach. By giving students knowledge and skills they need to succeed as adults. Each student can bring new insights into a subject or raise questions about a subject that has not yet been considered.learning. b. by urging them to pursue their dreams. I look forward to being a part of this. and by impressing on them the joy that comes from learning. I believe that I can positively influence my students and give them a “love of learning”. My goals for my students are: My goal as a teacher is to equip students with the essential tools needed in life. Interview with Teacher 2 Teacher’s Name (optional) Gender: Female Subject Taught: Filipino School: CNHS a. Teachers are virtually limitless in their capacity to touch many different lives.
my students will be able to take charge of their own learning with little assistance from the teacher. They need to learn content. one of my roles would be to coach and facilitate them throughout the learning process by providing information and giving useful guidelines in order for them to achieve their learning target. Our students are in need of life lessons. and how to succeed. c. This will inculcate a sense of responsibility in them in terms of achieving their learning goal. how to believe. As a teacher. SUMMARY TABLE OF INTERVIEW RESULTS TEACHER 1 TEACHER 2 . I will teach my students by I will teach my students by instilling a passion for lifetime learning.I believe that by creating a student-centered learning. but they also need help learning how to think.
And in order for the followers to obey the rules implemented by the leader. a sense of accomplishment or achievement. or objects that a person perceives as having intrinsic worth. feelings and actions preferred way.teaches to develop learners into becoming enlightened and intelligent citizens of a democratic society. the leader must first observed him/herself. the teacher is the leader and the students are the followers. and of course. obviously. he may feel he has sacrificed his own needs to the needs of the student. those rules • Values are principles. In a classroom. When a teacher spends time after school to help a student. wealth or monetary comfort. • Idealist learner’s stimulates awareness of ideas and be a transmitter of cultural heritage • "a good leader is a good follower". qualities. .• Existentialist – helps • Progressivist . students define their own essence by exposing them to various paths they take in life and by creating an environment in which they freely choose their own • Existentialist – to help students understand and appreciate themselves as unique individuals who accept complete responsibility for their thoughts. love/companionship. survival. Every individual has a personal hierarchy of values that may include success.
In formal education. a learner must be guided accordingly by the hands who want to mold him to be the best epitome of his alter ego. It is a process of unraveling the mystery of life. Impart to her students all necessary faculties needed for them to be competitive globally and to act accordingly as true Christians with a Filipino pride. simply because anyone can teach a thing to an individual base on his previous experiences. . In an informal setting.My Reflections LEARNING is a never-ending quest in search of answers for many questions. a teacher must be efficient and effective in her chosen field of endeavor. licensed teachers are tasked to mold the young minds of the learners. Thus. Therefore. a dynamic and fundamental step towards a gradual transformation of a learner from naive to learn. The fate of a learner lies in the hands of teachers and in the teaching and learning process. they say that anyone can be a teacher.
To reach your goal. you will gain competence in developing yourself become a global teacher. What are the characteristics of a global teacher? What knowledge should the global teacher acquire? Why do you think teachers posses the knowledge. To become an effective teacher. and values? .Learning Activity 4: The Global Teacher Your Goal: At the end of this activity. skills. skills. 2. and values that a global teacher should possess. Step 3: Reflect on how you can become a global teacher. Your Tasks: The rapid change in technology makes the world smaller and links people with one another in one global community. Step 2: Analyze and synthesize their responses. My interview Guide: 1. you should be endowed with skills and knowledge to make you a global teacher. 3. do the following tasks: Step 1: Interview teachers about their ideas on the knowledge.
A global teacher works hard and gives her best to teaching. Teacher 2 A global teacher has a good command of English Teacher 3 SKILLS VALUES A global teacher can execute her lesson well A global teacher is responsible and committed to teaching A global teacher utilizes technology.Characteristics of the Global Teacher KNOWLEDGE Teacher 1 A global teacher must be globally competitive and aware of the educational system outside the country. . A global teacher performs her duties excellently. A global teacher offers heartfelt service. A global teacher is intellectually-equipped.
You are required to immediately equip four years of knowledge into your teaching and classroom management. No matter their culture. Moving into the classroom for the first time can be a daunting and challenging experience for everyone.Your Analysis For the response of the teachers. we need to understand that every child will learn differently. As a global teacher. so he must be armed with characteristics that will enable him endure the challenges in the field of teaching. b. and rewarding are just some characteristics that explain teaching. Your Reflections Reflect on the image of the global teacher. it will only get easier. and that is showing your compassion. thus it is being updated on what modern world can offer. Exciting. c. gender or socioeconomic status. commitment and excellence on the teaching profession. adaptive to environmental changes and one who teaches in a world class standard. While this may seem to be a difficult time. Overcoming anxiety and nerves in the first year is our greatest challenge. Make an essay about a global teacher and the challenges that they face in a globalize world. There are many rewards with being a teacher. As teachers. which can address global demands. and being knowledgeable means possessing excellence in communication skills. Values? Being a global teacher means a lot of responsibilities. Skills? To become a global teacher. what conclusions can you draw about the characteristics that a global teacher should have in terms of: a. however it is important to note that it is not a role to be taken lightly – it is a difficult role to fill. we should easily learn everything that has importance concerning teaching for this would make us better. we should master skills and competencies. so as teachers you have to encourage and have a level field in . Knowledge? A global teacher then should be equipped with various useful knowledge that would help him face the multiple challenges in the world of teaching.
You have to know how to reach each student. As teachers you need to let the students know that they don’t have to follow the stereotyped roles of society. Make an illustration here on how you visualize the global teacher. . What we can do to prepare for those challenges is look at where things may be headed in terms of technology and population and cultural diversity. The teachers of 2010 and beyond will face many challenges that we are currently unaware of.your classrooms.
you will manifest a deeper understanding of the rights. . duties.Learning Activity 5: The Professional Teacher Your Goal: At the end of this activity. and responsibilities of professional teachers and how these impact you as a future teacher.
Your Tasks: As a future professional. both your rights and duties. Step 3 Analyze the policies and guidelines in the light values and pertinent laws. Step 4 Reflect on the impact of all these to your future life as a professional teacher. do the following tasks: Step 1 Gather information about the policies implemented by your cooperating school. and guidelines concerning teachers Classify the information you have gathered using the matrix that follows: . Step 2 Interview the teacher about the implementation of these policies/guidelines. To achieve your goal. you are expected to exercise.
you’ll never feel the burden She emphasized that in the school where she belongs.Policies/Guidelines Comments/Sharing of the Respondents Values Shown Pertinent Laws/Provisions as Legal Basis of Policy Magna Carta for Public Teachers Rights and Privileges of Teachers She is enjoying her benefits as a professional teacher The teacher does a lot of paper works. but if you really love teaching. disciplinary actions are laid in case a teacher has done any malpractice She said that DepEd officials evaluates the school annually The principal also observes the teachers’ performance regularly She insists that still there should be additional allowance for teachers. Professionalism Commitment to teaching profession Compassion Enthusiasm Duties and Responsibilities Magna Carta for Public Teachers Disciplinary Procedures Professionalism Respect Discipline Magna Carta for Public Teachers Systems of Monitoring Professionalism Magna Carta for Public Teachers Rewards and Incentives System Professionalism Magna Carta for Public Teachers .
There should be continuity to actively encourage parents to become involved in the life of the school. Everyone is expected to be responsible for his or her own behavior. unless the disclosure of this information is needed for the well being of a person. teachers should observe confidentiality of information that is related with their colleagues students and families that the educators acquire during their teaching profession. Second. Lastly. respect the rights of others and share values. Learning is a lifelong process and it is our responsibility as adults to model effective learning. teachers should maintain the good reputation of the teaching profession by showing acts of honesty and integrity as well as making sure that their private interests especially outside of school does not interfere with their professional responsibilities. respectful. First. and related experiences. Fifth. teachers must present comprehensive and accurate information and documents regarding their professional status credentials. and others. Patience is also a very good quality. teachers are responsible in taking care of the students who are under their supervision with the main objective of assuring their safety and welfare. This vision statement therefore applies to everyone who has a role to play in the provision of education at our school – governors. teachers should conduct their relationship with their students in a professional. know they want to be . and appropriate manner. parents. support staff. They have the ability to work with many different types of people. sexual orientation. It is true that some people.Your analysis Give the values reflected by the policies and guidelines found in the school. It is vital that children. Your Reflection Reflect on the policies and guidelines that concern the teachers. Fourth. Express your insights and feelings regarding the demands of being a future professional teacher. teachers should respect all the members of the school community namely: students. teaching assistants and teachers. Third. by involving members of the learning community and exploring the surrounding environment. There must be a commitment to raising awareness of wider issues. from the time they are in first grade. race. The codes of conduct mandate several rules and regulations that teachers must adhere to. Sixth teachers should not practice their teaching responsibilities while in the influence of any substance that weakens their capability to perform their duties properly. age. staff and parents work actively in partnership to enable all children to realize their full potential. religion. Good teachers typically have good organization skills. and school management by making sure that they are treated equality and are not discriminated by gender. All aspects of policies and practices in school are the values and the way the whole school and community interacts with each other. co-workers.
EPISODE 2: .teachers. for many. Teachers must be flexible to handle the inevitable obstacles that occur each day. Regardless of where the idea comes from. the images associated with becoming a teacher are compelling. school politics and colleagues with different teaching styles can cause tension. In addition. the idea to become a teacher can be a sudden insight. Problems also arise outside of the classroom setting. Teachers must be able to handle problems and a room full of students all at one time. or a feeling that ferments for years in some remote corner of their consciousness. For others.
My Tools ORGANIZATIONAL PLAN Each day that I spend in the classroom presents new challenges. she creates predictable routines that her students can follow easily. I’ve noticed that the teacher is following guidelines to ensure a successful scheduling. Second.My Goal At the end of this activity. She maintains plans for materials and assignment management. . aesthetic. do the following tasks: Step 1 Observe a class. Setting aside a short amount of time in the morning for students to complete arrival routines and get organized for the day helps to teach elementary students the importance of being prepared. Step 3 Reflect on how a well-managed classroom can be achieved. My Tasks One of the roles of a teacher is being a classroom manager. Step 2 Analyze how effective are these measures in maintaining good classroom management. You can be an effective teacher in the future if you have necessary skills in managing a classroom that provides a better learning environment. She has a seating chart. As I’ve observed the organizational plan. She ensures bulletin boards are informative. SCHEDULING During my observation. the classroom structured is flexible. And the teacher is ensuring that furniture arrangement promotes learning opportunities. Describe the measures that the teacher adopts to create a well-managed learning environment. and related to class activities. you will be competent in establishing routines and procedures to make the physical environment conducive to learning. She makes sure to include any activities that the whole school needs to be doing at the same time. And she creates bulletin boards that foster learning. First she incorporates any pre-scheduled school wide activities and routines into her schedule. relevant. Every situation and each different child requires an individualized response from the teacher. The instructions are care both individually and by group. For instance. To reach yur goal. many schools have a Drop Everything and Read (DEAR) time right after lunch.
I think the activities were scheduled properly. They have seat plan so the seats of the students are organized and permanent. properly ventilated and lighted. The teacher has a record book where she gets every time she checks the attendance. The classroom furniture is matching the size of the students. I think the seating arrangement also suits the learning experience of the pupils. she also wants to recognize good behavior. Third. The teacher said that it’s very helpful if they have portfolio so that they can monitor their individual performance.Likewise. PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT The physical environment of the classroom is very conducive to learning. DISCIPLINE The teacher is establishing the discipline inside the classroom by following some rules and guidelines. The classroom is clean. She considers her students' age and developmental level when selecting a plan. She tries to mix positive and negative nearly equally in her plan to ensure that students see that good behavior is rewarded just as much as bad behavior is punished. and free from noise distraction. Also the bulletin and displays were neatly arranged. Individual and group activities were all planned that’s why it saved time and it’s very organized. RECORD KEEPING The attendance is monitored by checking the permanent seat plan. First is by selecting a discipline policy that is appropriate for her students. If she will punish misbehavior. She placed her poster . I’ve seen a portfolio cabinet wherein all of the portfolios of the students are put. Lessons can run longer (or shorter) than she expected or some activities like earthquake and fire drills and special assemblies may interrupt her schedule. The time was allotted sufficiently for the activity. Featuring her policy on a poster allows students to refer to the regulations regularly and gives her something to which to draw students' attention when discussing behavior. she coordinates with her grade-level peers. Fourth. she allows for some flexibility in her schedule. She said it's okay if every once in a while you don't accomplish everything you planned for the day. having specific dismissal routines they must follow helps them to make sure they are taking home everything they need at the end of the day. And through the guidelines she’s following she’s coming up with an excellent scheduling. Second is by pairing the rules with both consequences and rewards. through this the teacher can record easily the absences and present in the class. Third she created a poster on which this discipline policy is clearly outlined.
in relation to both student learning and teacher efficacy. clarification. they will be able to do so effectively. and established in the classroom. she labels everything clearly. Having these predictable patterns in place allows teachers to spend more time in meaningful instruction. Structure and routine are essential to keeping children focused and your stress level down. When routines and procedures are carefully taught. lunches and homework. The teacher is also following some guidelines in establishing routine in the classroom. but it is very important. Simultaneously. the classroom structured is flexible. can often be traced to the ability of the Your Analysis Recommendatio ns I think the teacher really implement and create a good organizational 1. children know what’s expected of them and how to do certain things on their own. The instructions . she sets a schedule. This will allow students to become more familiar with where things go. There should be a space for their backpacks. ROUTINES The routines are properly established and organized. modeled. Classroom Management Matrix Classroom Management Area Observation Description of the Supportive Measures Observed Your Analysis Comments on the Effectiveness of the Supportive Measure Teacher success. she'll be maintaining a calm. productive classroom atmosphere conducive to conventional studies. Third.prominently on a classroom wall. Organizati As I’ve observed the on Plan organizational plan. This sounds easy. I think her approach is very preventive. And I think all the procedures are placed properly and effectively. By creating and implementing a classroom discipline plan to prepare her students to follow the rules and regulations that they will be bound by once they reach adulthood. Materials and sections of the classroom should also be labelled. Then when she says it is time to clean up. she organizes her classroom to be effective in providing structure and routine before her students arrive.
many schools have a Drop Everything and Read (DEAR) time right after lunch. And she sparks enthusiasm for learning. and empathy in my students. plan. I’ve noticed that the teacher is following guidelines to ensure a successful scheduling. and related to class activities. But I think the teacher was able to establish a good organizational plan and I’ve seen that it’s working smoothly. Lack of explaining instructions clearly eats away at valuable class . it helps to create a classroom schedule. And the teacher is ensuring that furniture arrangement promotes learning opportunities. I have observed that she provides a productive. Research shows that effective classroom organization and management during the first few weeks of school are crucial in determining expectations. safe environment conducive to learning. she creates predictable routines that her students can follow easily. behavior patterns. aesthetic. She has a seating chart. Second. To make sure that the entire curriculum is taught effectively. Individual and group activities were all planned that’s why it saved time and it’s very organized. She ensures bulletin boards are informative.are carried both individually and by group. I think the activities were scheduled properly. She maintains plans for materials and assignment management. And through the guidelines she’s following she’s coming up with an excellent scheduling. responsibility. Setting aside a short amount of time in the morning for students to complete arrival routines and get organized for the day helps to teach elementary students the importance of being teacher to manage the classroom. relevant. She makes sure to include any activities that the whole school needs to be doing at the same time. There are so many skills to teach and only so much time in the day. Schedule One of the hardest things to do as an elementary school teacher is to find the time to fit everything in. Giving appropriate and clear instructions. First she incorporates any pre-scheduled school wide activities and routines into her schedule. For instance. During my observation. She fosters selfrespect. The time was allotted sufficiently for the activity. 2. and procedures that will persist throughout the school year. And she creates bulletin boards that foster learning.
The teacher has a record book where she gets every time she checks the attendance. Effective. Record Keeping prepared. The teacher said that it’s very helpful if they have portfolio so that they can monitor their individual performance. to organize. Third. for . I think the teacher has effective record keeping technique. for assessing students. the age of your students. it is correct to have a portfolio for each student so that they can monitor their performance and enhance it right away if needed. It enables us to plan. having specific dismissal routines they must follow helps them to make sure they are taking home everything they need at the end of the day. Fourth. Lessons can run longer (or shorter) than she expected or some activities like earthquake and fire drills and special assemblies may interrupt her schedule. Likewise. small groups. and finally. she allows for some flexibility in her schedule. weak students. Record keeping is an effective tool for tracking contributions made by individual students in our classroom. Model whenever you can and tone your language to suit large mixed ability classes. Also. through this the teacher can record easily the absences and present in the class. She’s right in creating a seat plan to easily check the attendance of the pupils. She said it's okay if every once in a while you don't accomplish everything you planned for the day. and to create the best learning environment for each child. time. The attendance is monitored by checking the permanent seat plan. she coordinates with her grade-level peers.3. I’ve seen a portfolio cabinet wherein all of the portfolios of the students are put. continuous record keeping lies at the heart of our best teaching and learning.
Physical Environm ent The physical environment of the classroom is very conducive to learning. clean. physical environment that comfortable and is very conducive to attractive learning. I can help build a conclude that if she classroom maintains it. properly ventilated and lighted. The classroom furniture informing students and parents about growth over time. They have seat plan so the seats of the students are organized and permanent. environment of their classrooms can be quite . But can come up with her for many goals in providing a teachers. classroom promoting a setting up the healthy and wonderful physical learning experience. So it is very important as a teacher to know the best technique and strategies in record keeping. The classroom is clean. report card. I think the seating arrangement also suits the learning experience of the pupils. and for setting goals— by both students and teachers. definitely she community. Also the bulletin and displays were neatly arranged. She has a classroom can classroom suited to the stimulate learning ability and level learning and of her Grade II pupils.4. Every teacher I think the teacher did a knows that a good job in creating a safe. and free from noise distraction. or standardized test. Keeping track of our students with classroom observations and systematic notes yields information that cannot possibly be gleaned from a traditional checklist.
Second is by pairing the rules with both consequences and rewards. Third she created a poster on which this discipline policy is clearly outlined.is truly matching the size of the students. Effective enforcement of classroom discipline is a pre-requisite for the smooth operation of any classroom. she'll be maintaining a calm. 5. she also wants to recognize good behavior. productive classroom atmosphere conducive to conventional studies. Although your main goal as a teacher is to provide your students with the academic lessons they need to succeed in adulthood. crowded classrooms and insufficient storage space. I think her approach is very preventive. Discipline The teacher is establishing the discipline inside the classroom by following some rules and guidelines. especially when faced with older buildings. By creating and implementing a classroom discipline plan to prepare her students to follow the rules and regulations that they will be bound by once they reach adulthood. . Consider your students' age and developmental level when selecting a plan. Simultaneously. daunting. First is by selecting a discipline policy that is appropriate for your students. If she will punish misbehavior. you also play an important part in teaching them how to behave effectively and appropriately. You can make the most of your classroom environment by carefully considering your needs and the needs of your students. She tries to mix positive and negative nearly equally in her plan to ensure that students see that good behavior is rewarded just as much as bad behavior is punished.
Students generally respond more favorably to positive stimuli. she explains the discipline plan to her students. she not only allows students to develop a better understanding of the plan but also make it clear that the plan is important. By continually returning to the plan.Featuring her policy on a poster allows students to refer to the regulations regularly and gives her something to which to draw students' attention when discussing behavior. if students are supposed to line up for lunch and only a few follow directions. she is enforcing the discipline plan faithfully. she focused on the positive whenever possible. Fourth. or select a rule on which to focus each day. Fifth. She even gave an example. She moves through the plan clearly and deliberately. she reviews the discipline plan daily. She praises instead of correct whenever she can. discussing each facet of the policy individually. And lastly. She of course allows the students to ask questions for clarification. She placed her poster prominently on a classroom wall. . Sixth. She starts her day by asking a student to read the policy to the class.
Structure and routine are essential to keeping children focused and your stress level down. she sets a schedule. they will be able to do so effectively. The routines are properly established and organized. she labels everything clearly. children know what’s expected of them and how to do certain things on their own. Also she plans for the in-between times as well. This sounds easy. Third. "No talking" and "hands to yourself" I think the routines she formulated are very unique yet effective. Routines loudly praise the students who did complete the task instead of chastising those who didn't. seeing and wanting the same praise. The teacher is also following some guidelines in establishing routine in the classroom. First she organizes her classroom to be effective in providing structure and routine before her students arrive. I’m going to follow her superb and operative routines so that I can also ensure a well managed time and well organized classroom. This will allow students to become more familiar with where things go. and established in the classroom. Actually. Having these predictable patterns in place allows teachers to spend more time in meaningful instruction. Then when she says it is time to clean up. When students arrive in her classroom they should know that they have until a certain time before their desks should be cleared and the teaching starts. . The other students. When routines and procedures are carefully taught. Materials and sections of the classroom should also be labeled.6. modeled. but it is very important. There should be a space for their backpacks. if I’ll be in the actual field. will fall into line. lunches and homework. Lining up to go to another classroom or outside needs to be structured. And I think all the procedures are placed properly and effectively. Second.
Fourth. but also for emergencies and special occasions. She rehearses procedures with her students so they can become familiar with what to do in case of an emergency.should be set rules early on. My Analysis . she established what they can and cannot do while others finish their work. she starts the day how she ends it. Fifth. And lastly she even plans for emergencies and special occasions. Students need structure and routine not only for everyday tasks. she uses consequences and praise. If her students finish a task early. She has a signal to alert her students to line up or move on to the next activity. such as ringing a bell or switching the lights off.
I think all of her supportive measures were efficacious. I’ll just leave a good message about it. It might not be perfect but I think the important thing is to fulfill your goals in accordance to your guidelines. In what area of classroom management was the teacher most effective? Which of the supportive measures were effective? Why? The area of classroom management wherein she’s most effective is discipline. During my observation. So it just shows that the guidelines she’s following to maintain a good discipline is working. physical environment. 2. 3. . Suggest more effective ways for your answer in number 2. She already starts to develop good moral character among pupils. teachers will greatly reduce classroom management problems. record. I am not seeing any flaws regarding her organizational plan. keeping. In what area of classroom management was the teacher least effective? Which supportive measures were not effective? Why? I think she’s very effective in all aspects. Effective classroom management is about the teacher keeping the students actively involved in the entire lesson.1. discipline and routine. I’ve noticed that the pupils were well disciplined and behave not only during discussion but even the teacher is away. Since I am seeing her classroom management with no flaws. scheduling. By practicing the teaching strategies above.
Delegation . Decisiveness . if I have the empathy I can understand their individual differences which will help me to maintain and foster good discipline and routines inside the classroom. Adaptability will of course help me to adjust easily to situations and changes. 2. I know that I can overcome this because I’m already practicing it in my daily life. adaptability. What characteristics do you have at present that can hamper you from becoming an effective classroom manager? How can you overcome these characteristic? Honestly I need to develop and gain more patience because I think that’s the characteristic that I have that will definitely hamper me in having an effective classroom management. if I’ll be transfer in different classroom I can still create a new and good atmosphere to my students which will promote a conducive learning environment. Describe at 3-5 characteristics of a teacher who can establish a well-managed classroom? There are so many classroom management characteristics like: Adaptability .having the power to decide. Also..is the ability of a person to blend him / herself according to the external situations. and decision making skills. It is the assignment of authority and responsibility to another person to carry out specific activities. And last.is the handing of a task over to another person. Characterized by decision and firmness resolution. I can definitely sue those skills to ensure an effective classroom management. What characteristics do you have at present that can make you an effective classroom manager? Elaborate how these characteristics can help you. usually a subordinate. For example. . 3.My Reflections 1. if I have the good decision making skills I can create a guidelines and rules to insure and effective classroom management. I’m beginning to be more patient at all time regardless of whatever the situation is. I think I have the empathy. conclusive.
EPISODE 3: .
other education institution like Malayan College and of course the church where students can visit to enhance learning. some areas in this locality are currently having problem with the smell of the air they breathe especially if it’s windy and rainy season. although the school is along the highway but it really takes time to reach the school because of heavy traffic. Community Resources There are different community resources that we can visit and see in Pulo Cabuyao. This is an everyday issue and it seems that it will be a forever concern if the government will not think of plans to resolve this. Inc. The community's perceptions of the teacher affect their perceptions of the school and subsequently student morale. And also there are prominent people here in Pulo that can be invited as resource person. health centers. Some of them are factories like RAM Food Products Inc. and security. and Maxglory Enterprises Phils. Laguna. In terms of transportation. Also. This problem is also affecting the health of the people living in the community. Teachers must also be prepared to make the most favorable impression possible in even the most innocent of circumstances in order to maintain public support.. . school resources. They said that they already filed a complaint against that piggery but sad to say until now it’s still operating. Bajet Creations. Pollution is another problem because of the gases coming from the buses and vehicles and other companies near the community. It is because of the piggery near the locality. Community Tour Observation Report Issues/Concerns/Problems of the Community There are lots of issues this community is currently facing. Inc. Another issue is the security. There are areas in Pulo wherein an intense security measure should be followed to avoid any accidents and criminal activities. and support for the school in general.. There are also shops. pollution. sports and recreational centers. The issues are in transportation. teachers are the personnel who implement school policy. health.THE TEACHER AND THE COMMUNITY The role of the teacher in a positive school-community relationship is extremely important since it is the teacher who is the backbone of the educational system. Although school boards create school policy and administrators interpret these policies.
Suggest new ways by which school can creatively use the resources of the community. fabric store and farm I think this can be successfully done. Some ways by which school can creatively use the resources of the community are the following: A. . Bringing the Community into Your Classroom Guests. the topic of the presentation and the students' general knowledge about this topic. the needs of the guest during the visit and his or her general comfort level with children. The teacher should spend time with the guest before the visit so they can discuss the age level of students and kinds of activities and information appropriate for this age group. While extended field trips can be rewarding.Community Assistance/Service Given by the School The community is assisting the school in various ways. In terms of health assistance the health center is providing it. fabric store and farm. Community resources include unconventional sites. for religious and faith deepening the church is near for them to come and visit. And since the school is near at some hardware store. For fieldtrip to enhance their educational knowledge and learning Malayan College is there to welcome them. such as the tile factory or a hardware store. To know more about the products they’ve been using some factories are open also for them to witness how they create those products. B. Guest speakers from the community can provide new information and experiences to students and link the school to the world outside. These allow children to discover answers for themselves in a familiar context. C. MY ANALYSIS 1. Changing the educational experiences of children by moving beyond the classroom walls can diversify the array of learning opportunities and connect school lessons with daily life and real problems. short school yard trips can be equally valuable. The lack of a nearby science center need not be a limitation.
2. In primary schools the aim is to have appropriate interaction between the school and community to leave students with values of citizenship and more basic integration into the curriculum. museums. How did you feel while you were going around the community? What things did you learn that you might have taken for granted before? I felt unaware of some things happening in the community which are affecting the lives of the pupils. My Reflections 1. industries and factories. Also do your part. 3. It also builds the role of schools as contributors to the vitality of their local community. Make them aware of the issues faced by the school. other educational institution. for sure you can think of solutions to resolve the problem in your own little ways. I also learned that community has many functions to promote the common goal which is quality education. I’ve known that community is a source of student . make sure that they will respond and resolve the issue. How can the school address the issues/concern and problems of the community? Communicate and cooperate with the government. library and recreational centers linkages. The possible linkages between the school and community are the government. I learned the importance of good communication with the government and other linkages to resolve the issues concerning the issues of the school. Don’t just communicate with tem. What possible linkages can the community and the schools have? Greater interaction between schools and communities can enhance educational outcomes.and what the teacher can do before to make the visit a success. Staff of state agencies can serve as classroom partners or as knowledgeable resource people.
and for a variety of purposes. I will do my best to inculcate in their mind that imagination and creativity in using community resources can help students connect school science and mathematics with applications in the community. Then I’ll show examples and good result of this connection. How will you encourage more community participation among teachers and students? First I will teach them the importance in community participation among teachers and students. in a range of different ways. and cooperation among peers are not always taught in the home. sharing. As a future teacher. 2. So I think I will be paying different roles. Young students look to their teachers when determining how to interact as adults. what do you think will be your role in the community? Teachers serve as not only educators. You really need to seek assistance form them to make your plan come to realization. Also I will make sure to link the community and school. 3. Taking them to a scie .curriculum based learning. as well as helping students better learn basic concepts. I want them to work hand in hand to achieve one goal which is to promote learning. but also mentors and role models especially in the modern world. where values such as respect for elders. They can learn science and mathematics from many sources.
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