Qualities and Skills of an Exceptional Teacher

These are the notes from today's (1/30/2018) class discussion.

    • Gerald Ardito
      Gerald Ardito

      I have taken Jamie's notes and turned it into a table.

      Let me know what you think.

       

      Qualities/Dispositions

      Skills

      Patience

      Adaptable

      Questioning:

      1. Questioning students so that they can think more deeply

      2. Demonstrates patient when asking and answering questions.

      Knowledgeable

      Content Knowledge:

      1. Demonstrates high levels of content knowledge

      2. Seeks to develop an interest in subject area for students.

      3. Helps develop interest in subject area / connect to modern day issues.

      Determined

      Encouraging

      Engagement:

      1. Is able to engage students in lesson, content, project, etc.

      2. Can reel students into paying attention.

      3. Applies life experiences to teaching outside of subject

       

      Respectful

      Project Voice

      Responsiveness:

      1. Provides timely, relevant, actionable feedback.

      2. Returns student work in a timely manner.

      3. Approachable /open minded.

      Organized

      Assertive

      Organization:

      1. Can plan effective units, lessons, projects, and other learning activities.

      2. Sets and achieves realistic goals.

      3. Has a neat personal presentation – dresses clean and neat and is professional.

      4. Uses smooth transitions to changes in content and/or activities.

       

      Well-rounded

      Personable

      Passionate

       

      Building Community/Learning Environment:

      1. Has positive interactions with co-workers.

      2. Involved in school / student community.

      3. Treats students equitably.

      4. Demonstrates control of the classroom through positive interactions.

      5. Respects personal space

       

       

    TCH 215 Spring 2018

    TCH 215 Spring 2018

    Here is the online home for TCH 215 during Spring 2018.