POST 53: PRACTITIONER ENQUIRY

In the first Saturday secondary teachers group we identified the qualities that would identify a good and a bad teacher and the positive and negative effects on students.

GOOD TEACHER

Caring and supports student welfare

Enthusiastic about their craft

Strong subject knowledge

Well prepared

Challenges students to achieve

Fair in their sanctions and awarding of praise

Uses  range of resources to appeal to learners

Is understood by students

Teaches lifeskills as well as vocational skills

 

BAD TEACHER

Teaches without assessing students understanding or interest

Completes the minimum learning intensions

Relies on the lesson plans of others

Decides on the lesson as they enter the room

Does not support students using AiFl techniques

Allows students to work without correction

Continues to use the same teaching and learning styles

Delivers curriculum but does not ensure appropriate practice

Teaches the minimum and only interested students

 

POSITIVE EFFECTS ON STUDENTS

Increased work ethic

Increased achievement and attainment

Lifeskills develop

Better prepared for learning, life and work

Collaborative ethos

Development of additional vocational understanding

Better behaviour

 

NEGATIVE EFECTS ON STUDENTS

Loss of motivation

Disruptive behaviour

Loss of understanding and focus

Withdrawal form the subject

 

 

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