Actions speak louder than words
65 90% of our communication comes from nonverbal
But . . . often we are unaware of our own nonverbal signals
Nonverbals can include:
UNDERSTANDING AND WORKING WITH STUDENTS AND ADULTS FROM
KEY POINTS TO REMEMBER:
1. Poverty is relative.
2. Poverty occurs in all races and countries.
3. Economic class is a continuous line, not a clear-cut distinction.
4. Generational p
Children need encouragement like a plant needs water.
- Rudolf Dreikurs
recognize ability to
control own life
ACTIVE LISTENING AND PARAPHRASING
Definition of active listening: Listening to others cognitive and affective messages in a way
that encourages them to share relevant ideas, opinions and feelings. The listener should also
communicate that the speakers mes
Acts on an assumption that our job as teachers is not to tell students what
to do, but help them learn to do the appropriate thing themselves.
Help us state difficult issues clearly and descriptively
Lets students know the effect their actio
Where does your time go?
Estimate the number of hours you spend each week on the following activities. When you are finished,
subtract your total hours from 168, the number of hours in a week. How much time is left? How will you
use this time?
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to the movie "A Town Torn Apart"
J!posing educational philosophies/theories of the movie?
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OBSERVATION IN SECOND CLASSROOM (Optional)
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