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2 -The Elements of Teaching

THE TEACHER
and HIS PROFESSION

EDUC 3 Principles of Teaching 1 with FS

What makes a good


teacher?
The teachers task requires that he possesses a wide variety
of positive personality traits and professional qualities.

Two (2) major categories in which characteristics


of an effective teacher may be grouped:

PROFESSIONAL QUALITIES
Refers to the teachers knowledge of general subject matter to be taught, his
understanding of psychological and educational principles, and his
understanding and appreciation of the teaching profession.

PERSONAL QUALITIES
Those that stem from the teachers personality, his interests, attitudes, and
beliefs, his behavior in working relationships with pupils and other individuals.

PROFESSIONAL QUALITIES:
Mastery of subject/field one teaches.
Understanding of the learner.
Understanding of teaching principles and skill in the
use of techniques for their implementation.
General understanding of other branches of
knowledge.
Understanding and appreciation of the teaching
profession.

What are the personal qualities of an effective teacher?

Five (5) aspects of Personality:

Intellectual
Social
Physical
Emotional
Moral

PERSONAL QUALITIES/CHARACTERISTICS
1

pleasing personal appearance, manner, courtesy, pleasant voice

intelligence, emotional stability, and self-control

sympathy, kindness, helpfulness, patience

Integrity, trustworthiness, honesty, loyalty

flexibility, creativity, resourcefulness

sociability, friendliness, cooperativeness

fairness, impartiality, tolerance

sense of humor, cheerfulness, enthusiasm

In rating a teacher, the supervisor evaluates the teachers level of


performance in the following instructional and personal/social
competencies:

I. Instructional Competencies

Teaching skills
Guidance skills
Management skills
Evaluation skills

Teaching Skills

Identifies specific needs, interests, and capacities of individual pupils

Analyzes and identifies specific learning tasks

Shows evidence of mastery of subject matter

Provides varied learning experiences for the development of


communication

Selects, prepares, and utilizes instructional materials and aids


effectively in achieving teaching goals

Teaching Skills (Cont.)

Selects appropriate available community resources and uses


these effectively in the teaching-learning process

Motivates the lessons and asks questions effectively to develop


critical thinking and creativity

Creates and tries our appropriate strategies and materials that


meet the peculiar needs and problems of children.

Communicates ideas effectively in Filipino

Communicates ideas effectively in English

Guidance Skills
Shows interest in pupils problems and needs
Provides for the maximum involvement of pupils
Stimulates and compliments pupils
Functions effectively as a member of the learning group
Helps pupils develop self-discipline

Management Skills
1

Prepares adequately for the days learning activities

Starts learning activities promptly

Provides a permissive and stimulating atmosphere

Administers tests effectively

Achieves teaching objectives

Evaluation Skills
Uses specific criteria for the accurate evaluation of the individual
performance
Selects, evolves, and utilizes criterion-referenced tests

Analyzes and interprets evaluation results skillfully


Utilizes evaluation results as a basis for improving instruction

II. Personal and Social Competencies


1.

Observes the Teachers Code of Ethics

2.

Sets the example in moral and ethical behavior

3.

Shows honesty and integrity in all his activities

4.

Accepts and performs leadership roles competently

5.

Accepts the followership role whenever the need arises

6.

Shows evidence of professional and cultural growth

7.

Gets along well with pupils, the school staff, and the community organization

8.

Participates actively in cultural, professional, and other community organization activities.

II. Personal and Social Competencies


9. Shows evidence of mental health and stability
10. Shows evidences of sound physical health
11. Observes proper grooming and attire all the time
12. Shows creativity and resourcefulness in his performance

13. Prepares and submits neat and accurate reports on time


14. Observes official time and is ready to serve beyond the call of duty when the
need arises
15. Uses free time wisely

References:
Corpuz , B.B. & Salandalan, G.G.
(2013).Principles of Teaching 1. Quezon City,
Metro Manila, Lorimar Publishing House
Acero, V.O. et al. (2007). Principles of Teaching
1. Sampaloc, Manila: Rex Bookstore Inc.

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Good teachers know how to


bring out the best in students.
Charles Kuralt

Education is the key to success


in life, and teachers make a
lasting impact in the lives of
their students. Solomon Ortiz
Prepared by:

Juanite, Shiellah Rose P.

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