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Modern-Day Educators Should Teach by Example

Aug 27, 2012 Author: Teacher Erlinda P. Labog | Filed under: Beyond the Classroom, Teachers for Teachers

Thousands of behavioral psychologists all over the world confirmed that children who were born in this modern era were mold differently and are greatly influence by modern gadgets and equipments. Most parents and even teachers were unaware of the good and bad influence of these new technologies and how it affects our values, beliefs and attitudes. Thus, the example of adult leadership shown before our youth today must be carefully planned because it will be the deterrent in molding the kind of people we want our children to become. (more…)

Creativity in Teaching Different Subject Areas

Aug 23, 2012 Author: Teacher Alma V. Signio | Filed under: Teachers for Teachers

Being in the teaching profession and knowing that every child has an eagerness to learn, teachers must not be satisfied in doing his daily tasks in school but must be creative in teaching different subject areas and should consider the needs of their pupils. In our modern technological world, there is also a demand to explore the application of creativity.

Teachers must provide meaningful activities to their learners specially in teaching tool subjects like Science, English and Mathematics. Children should be given exercises and hands-on activities not only to develop pupil instructional materials interaction but also to encourage them to discover ideas based on their experiences. Children have different learning styles, some of them are interested in visual information and some are interested in auditory an ability that’s why teachers need to consider all these factors in preparing the days’ lesson. (more…)

Understanding the Schoolchild as a Learner

Aug 20, 2012 Author: Teacher Alma V. Signio | Filed under: Teachers for Teachers

The child or the learner is the center of the educational process that’s why every elementary school teacher must understand her pupil’s need, her personality and the learning style suited to her learner. It is also necessary to understand how he develops and grows.

Teachers need to fully understand and must be aware that her role is not just to execute her lessons but above all to guide her pupils and to stimulate growth. Growth should be seen in the inculcation of values among the learners, values like love of God, love of neighbor, love of country, responsibility, self-reliance, kindness and others. It could also be expressed thru the day to day experience of child inside the class and in every activity that he does that will develop his interest. (more…)

The Challenging Role of the Grade One Teachers

Aug 17, 2012 Author: Teacher Marilyn C. Abella | Filed under: Teachers for Teachers

Based on observations, the Grade One teachers have the most difficult task and role in the elementary level. Since Grade One was the known as the “Foundation” of the elementary level, teachers need to build a strong foundation. There is also a need for values formation so as to shape them to become morally upright and good citizens. The fact that these pupils came from Kindergarten classes and were trained in different ways, the Grade One teachers need to be patient in reshaping them again. There is also a dire need to assist them in recalling past lessons so they would be prepared in entering the first level of elementary education. In terms of their reading abilities, reading and comprehension tests must be conducted to assure the learning taken from the previous year. This again calls for patient and understanding on the part of the teacher.

The sacrifices of the Grade One teachers are indeed worth mentioning because a lot of their time and even their lives were offered for the welfare of the learners.

Parent-Teacher Partnership in Providing Quality Education

Aug 6, 2012 Author: Teacher Clarissa L. Nacpil | Filed under: Teachers for Teachers

Gone are the days where in parents hold on to old traditions/beliefs that teacher alone is responsible to the education of their pupils. The 21st Century Education calls for more serious partnership of parents and teachers to improve the teaching-learning condition in school. It has been proven that our children are being trained at home and further enhancements are being done in school. This practice proves the active involvement of both parents and teachers to improve the education of their children. (more…)

Maintaining an Orderly Classroom

Aug 1, 2012 Author: Teacher Jovelyn Saldaña | Filed under: Teachers for Teachers

The teacher’s ability to cope with disciplinary problems means a great deal in terms of personal happiness and instructional efficiency. The teacher who has tried but failed to maintain order in the classroom walks with heavy heart of failure instead of the experience of happiness and satisfaction that can come from teaching.

Obviously, a teacher who has the ability to maintain order in the classroom is assured of effective instruction. Moreover, he has the respect of his pupils, which in turn develops his confidence and trust. Thus in teaching, the ability to maintain discipline is the keystone of success, happiness and even survival. (more…)

A Challenge to Teachers: The Art of Communication

Jul 29, 2012 Author: Teacher Alma V. Signio | Filed under: Teachers for Teachers

Teachers are said to be the strongest influence in the life of every child, therefore they need to learn how to communicate sensibly because they served as role-model to them. When teachers talk and speak in front of the class, he projects his personality, values and attitudes that’s why he must be careful in sharing his ideas, opinions and beliefs to his learners.

If teachers want to inspire his pupils, he must consider the following suggestions to become an effective communicator/speaker: (more…)

Time Management Tips for Teachers

Jul 23, 2012 Author: Teacher Sharon T. Guanzon | Filed under: Teachers for Teachers

Time is an invaluable resource freely bestowed to everyone. Each of us has been given 24 precious hours to spend everyday.

Now let’s learn from them and be a better mentor.

  1. Don’t engage in unprofitable conversation.
  2. Do something beneficial for our pupils.
  3. Learn the habit of making a list.
  4. Be organized.
  5. Learn to say no.
  6. Allot time for self-enriching activities.
  7. Work simultaneously.
  8. Don’t delay any assign work.
  9. Discipline yourself.
  10. Realize the uncertainly of time.

So from now you should learn that proper time management is one of the secrets of being a successful mentor. It is not a guarantee that we can be rich in this profession. But it will definitely make us fulfilled teacher.

10 Ways of Encouragement for Successful Study Habits

Jul 21, 2012 Author: Teacher Rosalie Tolentino | Filed under: Teachers for Teachers

Teachers as second parents must act as motivator for pupils to develop good study habits but unfortunately nowadays teachers are facing hindrances and difficulty in motivating pupils to listen and study effectively. They have to find ways as well as different strategies to convince pupils to develop their urge to study. Reinforcements and rewards became the language of teachers just to captive pupils’ attention. Here are some ways of encouragement for good study habits: (more…)

How to be a Happy Teacher

Jul 18, 2012 Author: Teacher Annabelle Ambrocio | Filed under: Teachers for Teachers

You are a teacher. You must be happy with   your  profession. A teacher must be properly nourished. “A healthy, happy life starts with proper nutrition.” It further affirms that proper nutrition is the key to healthy and happy future.

It emphasizes the belief that what we build on today will determine a happy and healthy tomorrow for everyone. To attain better health and live longer, a teacher must:

  1. Clear his mind of annoying psychosomatic illnesses such as fatigue, backache, headache, and asthma.
  2. Learn good eating and sleeping habits.
  3. Develop his mind to help heal his body of common ailments.
  4. Develop a happy outlook in life.
  5. Must have a regular medical check-up so that possible illness can be detected easily to prevent death on disability.

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