What Makes a Passionate Teacher

With what you want your students to get out of the

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with what you want your students to get out of the unit and work your way back to how you are going to teach the unit. Another thing to do with the course is offer different options than the traditional sit in class, take notes, and then take a test approach. You can offer independent study to the students or allow them to do a project instead of take a test. These can encourage students to be more creative and it might help them enjoy school more. It is also important to help students work together in groups because an excellent way to learn is from your peers. Once a student feels comfortable to speak up in a small group it will help them to feel more comfortable to speak up in a large group. Once again, you also need to make sure that the grading is fair for your students. As a passionate teacher you want to find ways for all the students in your classroom to succeed, which might mean going away from the Traditional methods. My stance deals a lot with everyone in the classroom. It is important that the students can feel they can trust me so they will feel comfortable in my classroom. It is also important that everything done in my classroom is fair for everybody. I want to make sure that everyone has an equal opportunity to succeed. It is important to me that everyone respects everyone else, including themselves. Everyone should be able to understand the material and the students who are struggling with it should receive extra help. One more important part of my stance is that I constantly reflect on my teaching and get feedback from my students to help me be an even better teacher for them. Having a stance is very important in your classroom and The Passionate Teacher helps figure out what your stance is. Reading this book helped me visualize what I want my classroom to look like. All five aspects of a passionate teacher are essential and I will
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always be thinking about them as I am teaching. This will hopefully help me never fall into the game and help me always be thinking about what is best for my students.
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