50 Ways to be a Better Relief Teacher
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Ways to be better at Learning Management
he biggest challenge facing teaching is that LEARNING must occur.
Being the best teacher in the world is meaningless unless kids actually
learn. Just like the doctor who quoted, “The surgery was a success but the
patient died.” Teaching can not be achieved unless someone has learned as a
result of your input.
Make sure the MAIN thing is
the main THING.
Always keep focused on the MAIN outcome of your lesson. This should be
clearly established in your own mind well before you start the lesson. Write
the answer to this question somewhere in your diary, “At the end of this
lesson I want kids to …”
The value of being a relief teacher is that you don’t have to use the current
jargon. Just use plain English to answer this question.
If you want children to
? write good sentences or publish a story or learn how to use
capitals letters or find x in an equation,
then make certain all
? your language, all your praise and all your effort clearly focuses on
Don’t make a big deal about anything else such as handwriting/bookwork.
Certainly, make passing comments as needed but don’t dwell.