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Teachers Play the Role of Second Parents

Sep 9, 2017 Author: Teacher Gracia D. Rubiano | Filed under: Teachers for Teachers

Some people believe that the teachers’ primary role is to teach children to behave and to judge what is right and wrong. But on the other hand, teachers play the role of second parents to the pupils. It is they who correct the pupils if something went wrong like what they do on their own children. The teachers also play significant role in shaping the life of the pupils under their care.

Talking to a pupil can help a teacher understand a pupil’s life situation better. Some of them are from a broken family, while others don’t have parents and live with immediate relatives. Sometimes they are experiencing problems and difficulties in school and the teacher as a second parent will decide to have a home visit to somehow solve the problem. Home visitation also helps teachers to understand why pupils behave in different ways. There are circumstances that some pupils are voluntarily sharing their problem at home to their teacher. Teacher as a second parent will support their pupils by giving proper guidance. Once a pupil feels that the teacher appreciates what they do, they will trust their teacher more. Pupils spend quality time in school than in home. We need to make pupils to feel that they are safe enough and never let fear be your image but love. In return, pupils should give respect to their teachers through disciplined behavior and putting in good efforts in their studies; pupils can attain success in their life and also make their parents and teachers proud of their success.

Begin With The End In Mind

Aug 20, 2016 Author: Teacher Laila M. Carlos | Filed under: Essay on Education, Teachers for Teachers

A home builder begins with a blueprint. Writers work from either a written or a mental outline. Composers put on paper sounds that exist in their minds. Every physical creation starts as a mental creation—as an idea, a plan, an intention—and then gains physical shape through action or effort.

I’ve been in the department for almost two decades now, and as I continually search for self-fulfillment in the workplace, I usually ended up with frustrations and even worst rejections, simply because I tend to forget what I am working for and how am I going to accomplished things in beating the deadlines despite the surmounting paper works on my table and workloads that lies on my shoulder. I forget to prioritize things.

Beginning with the End in Mind is more than just thinking clearly about finished products. In addition to examining specific goals and plans, this habit involves looking at values and principles that give us general guidance. Be proactive, which means choosing our responses based on our values. (more…)

Teachers Play the Role of Second Parents

Jun 16, 2016 Author: Teacher Gracia D. Rubiano | Filed under: Teachers for Teachers

Some people believe that the teachers’ primary role is to teach children to behave and to judge what is right and wrong. But on the other hand, teachers play the role of second parents to the pupils. It is they who correct the pupils if something went wrong like what they do on their own children. The teachers also play significant role in shaping the life of the pupils under their care.

Talking to a pupil can help a teacher understand a pupil’s life situation better. Some of them are from a broken family, while others don’t have parents and live with immediate relatives. Sometimes they are experiencing problems and difficulties in school and the teacher as a second parent will decide to have a home visit to somehow solve the problem. Home visitation also helps teachers to understand why pupils behave in different ways. There are circumstances that some pupils are voluntarily sharing their problem at home to their teacher. Teacher as a second parent will support their pupils by giving proper guidance. Once a pupil feels that the teacher appreciates what they do, they will trust their teacher more. Pupils spend quality time in school than in home. We need to make pupils to feel that they are safe enough and never let fear be your image but love. In return, pupils should give respect to their teachers through disciplined behavior and putting in good efforts in their studies; pupils can attain success in their life and also make their parents and teachers proud of their success.

With INFED being a component of ALS that complements the Nonformal Education (NFE) component, it is able to create opportunities for self development based on an individual’s declared learning interest.

Consequently, through INFED, a person is able to acquire skills that he recognizes as his needs. Moreover, INFED responds to an individual’s learning needs at the time and situation when it is most needed.

Formal basic education is often focused at preparing someone for college work and college education is aimed at preparing someone for professional work. However, there are still numerous facers of one’s life that formal education cannot cover, these includes family life, social life, personal interest, aging, among others, informal education provides the “just-in-time” and “as-needed” learning that individuals need as they progress through life and perform many other functions other than their jobs.

Informal Education can be considered both “Life-wide” as well as “life-long.” This means we all have various learning needs at various of our lives. What most people learn in school are often forgotten through disuse or they simply become obsolete. Continuous technological development also force one to update their knowledge and skills. There are many things that may not be relevant to learn at certain times but are very useful or even critical at other times. People also expand their areas of interests as well as change their priorities in life. Thus, their learning needs also change. The main answer to most of these is informal education. (more…)

Definitions Of Teaching

Feb 25, 2016 Author: Teacher Ariel Cañete | Filed under: Essay on Education, Teachers for Teachers

It is the consensus of both authoritative educational experts and laymen that teaching is a noble mission and may be roughly divided into art and profession. As an art it carries with it certain norms which are indispensable in imparting knowledge; as a profession it comprises a broad meaning which may be aptly termed as art plus other great human assets: character, dignity, integrity, social awareness, keen grasp of things, etc. (more…)

Teacher’s Accountability

Feb 18, 2016 Author: Teacher Ariel Cañete | Filed under: Teachers for Teachers

Accountability is a new addition to the vocabulary of public education. It is used by school administrators, teacher institutions, classroom teachers, and the public general. It is often quoted by parents and other people who have some business or something to do with teaching.

Accountability on the part of the classroom teacher is very important. It is a measure of the teacher’s dedication to his job. Is he doing the job that he should do ? Is he doing the job commensurate to higher rates of pay and compensation he is asking for now. The public wants to know the government is using the money efficiently for public education. Parents think that if the school are going to ask for more funds and levy more taxes for the support of education the schools should show government funds are used to the best for public education.

If we put a grade five book in the hands of an 11 years old child and ask him to read the book, and then the child can read the book, then someone should be held accountable for the child. Who is accountable for the child ? Is it the teacher or the parents ?

We have to face reality. What is the main responsibility of the teacher to the children who are placed in his hands ? It is time that teacher attention should be called to his accountability to his pupils.

How accountable is the classroom teacher ? Should he be held responsible for what the pupil does or doesn’t learn singly or along with others in and out of the school ? (more…)

11 Free Tips To Improve Studying Results

Jan 6, 2015 Author: Teacher Luciana Lagman | Filed under: Essay on Education, Teachers for Teachers
  1. Study in Short, Frequent Sessions. It has been proven that short bursts of concentration repeated frequently are much more effective than one long session. So, even if you only have 10 minutes, DO IT. Take a break. Then study another 10 minutes. This “distributed learning” approach is highly efficient because it honors the way the brain likes to work. The brain needs recovery and recharging time for “protein synthesis.” The rest periods are when your brain assimilates your effort. They are a powerful tool which many teachers do not acknowledge. To sit and study for hours and hours is not only boring, it creates fatigue, stress, and distraction. You cannot learn if you are fatigued, stressed, and distracted!
  2. Take Guilt-Free Days of Rest. This follows the same principle as above, but on a longer, daily time cycle. The reason for resting is to refresh oneself. However, if you feel guilty(“I really should be studying”)then your precious rest period has been used to create more stress. The brain will not absorb new data if it is stressed. On days off studying, really enjoy yourself and do not feel bad about not studying.
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Creating a Wholesome Classroom Atmosphere

Aug 12, 2013 Author: Teacher Regina Reyes | Filed under: Teachers for Teachers

Teachers often times complain about the pupil’s attendance in school because there are children who are fond of making absences and some are habitual absentee. It’s been a concern of teachers how they can encourage this kind of school children to attend regular classes but a lot has been done and they failed.

In our modern era where modern technology is at hand and our kids are surrounded by these gadgets, we need to consider our classroom settings and it’s high time to create a wholesome classroom atmosphere where kids will be encouraged to go back to attend their classes. First, teachers need to teach all his pupils to care for each other and allow them to understand the importance of loving and accepting the members of the class. Pupils can easily adopt to the environment if there is acceptance and affirmation in the group. Peace will also prevail in the class thus, quarreling will be avoided. Creating a positive atmosphere will also help to attract kids to come to school daily. (more…)

The Importance of Teaching Values Among School Children

Aug 12, 2013 Author: Teacher Regina Reyes | Filed under: Teachers for Teachers

One of the observations of teachers and parents today is the decline of good manners or values among kids or school children. The way they talk, they behave, deal with adults or even their simple gestures reflect the modern day living which is far, far different from the behavior of children before. A lot of behavioral problem also rise in school even at home that focuses on the manners of children. These matters were the burden of both teachers and parents today. (more…)

Strong Personality of Teacher leads to Learning

Jun 7, 2013 Author: Teacher Margie M. Gloria | Filed under: Teachers for Teachers

If a teachers has a strong personality and can motivate her class well, learning will take place. Generally, pupils don’t like inactive, slow and weak teacher. Teaching- learning situation will be boring if teachers possess these traits. Today, pupils love to have teachers who will inspire them and someone who makes teaching enjoyable.

Teachers can easily motivate pupils to learn if they can perform variety of roles inside the class… teachers should know how to sing, how to act, how to recite poems, tell interesting stories, knows how to introduce games and the like. Learning will surely take place having this kind of teacher.

Gone are the traditional teachers who don’t know how to smile and who always get angry in the class…teachers today always smile and welcome each day as bright and enjoyable time. Most of the teachers today have strong personalty that leads to an effective teaching- learning situation.