EDUC 735 Discussion Board 3.docx - Discussion Board 3 Post According to Bialka(2016 teacher dispositions are the beliefs and actions put into practice

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Discussion Board 3 Post According to Bialka (2016), teacher dispositions are the beliefs and actions put into practice. They are imbedded into the one’s professional practice guided by personal morals and values. While the dispositions are the same, they are manifested differently from educator to educator (Bialka, 2016). One of the most common belief among teachers is the belief that all students can learn. So how does this disposition divide good teachers from great teachers? First, great teachers set high expectations for all students and do not give up on those that have not yet reached those standards (Staff, 2012). They are the curriculum experts and provide effective instruction that contain identifiable learning goals. Great teachers continue to gain knowledge in their field and discover new ideas to deepen the connection their students make with the curriculum. Great teachers also present the content in an enthusiastic manner that draws students into the lesson. The classroom environment is both engaging and exciting and allows students to discover their own knowledge. Lessons are not only engaging, but they are rigorous and relevant. A great teacher is up to date on the current trends in education and discovers ways to make learning meaningful. Great teachers use data to drive their instruction. Through formative assessments teachers can make informed decisions to provide instruction tailored towards the student to make it assessible to all students ("Curriculum & Instruction / G.R.E.A.T. Instruction," n.d.). However, most of all, great teachers form relationships with both students and their parents. By being warm, approachable, enthusiastic and caring,
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