We hear all the time, be accountable towards your learners, ‘go the extra mile’, ‘bend over backwards’ for them, ‘go above and beyond’. Accountability towards learners may sometimes seem like going the extra mile, but it is not.
Think about everything you need to be, do and know as a teacher. If you are committed to being, doing and knowing the things that you should, you are an accountable teacher.
According to any ethical code for the teaching profession ever made, teachers are obligated to conduct themselves based on the ideals of their profession.
Professional ethics and values are critical for school teachers as they play a significant role in shaping the lives and minds of young students.
In this blog, we will examine the ways in which ChatGPT is aiding teachers in every aspect of their pedagogical pursuits and educational aspects.
Ms D is a data-driven teacher and her results are consistent, year upon year. That is mostly because she keeps a detailed record of her assessment data.
Mr X would always worry about his students’ results in assessments. The results were inconsistent and unpredictable.
Learning, at any level, doesn’t happen in isolation. Students learnt something in the past, they keep adding new knowledge to it, and then, eventually, learn to use this knowledge when the need arises.
Mr A, a grade 8 Maths teacher, is quite famous in his school for delivering excellent results consistently, year after year. According to him, any teacher who understands the purpose of assessments, can deliver results as good as his!
Vantage point is the point, generally a high place, that provides a good and clear view of the area we want to look at. The area is the assessment, in our case
Let’s start with the words. Any communication where words are involved is called verbal communication. The tone of voice, rate of speech, pitch and volume are all a part of how we say those words and all of them put together form paraverbal communication.
Jaime Escalante, a Bolivian-America mathematics teacher, came into the limelight when 18 of his students cracked the Advanced Placement Calculus exam with flying colours. If you like to watch inspirational movies, ‘Stand and Deliver’ (1988) is a must-watch movie based on his life as a teacher.