CONNECTING 2009. Suggestions to support developing connectedness between people. What’s it all about?. Belonging Boundaries Engaging Available to really listen Learning Styles Challenging all Sense of humour-all the way through! Worthwhile and meaningful feedback. What’s included here?.
Suggestions to support developing connectedness between people
Research released in January 2009 re needs of students
Number one need: relationships
Number two need: relevant feedback
Then type in “search” for “teachers of flair and passion”
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Brilliant variety of video clips to inspire!
Go to this one to watch what kids really want from you………….
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Excellent text with many thoughts on classroom management techniques
(Click on Adobe Download and can be printed)
Go to You Tube and type in:
“Shaping the way we teach English”
for a variety of classroom based videos which could be helpful for all curriculum areas
Particularly good is Module 14 “Reflective Teaching”
(for Questionaire only)
The above aspect of this website gives descriptions of all 4 Learning Styles and explanations of how learners can modify their approach to maximise every day in the classroom
WARNING-Many parents of students have also discovered lots about their learning that they didn’t know before!
“Don’t take yourself too seriously!
To do this you need to be able to look at yourself from the outside and be at the same time, spectator and actor in the pleasant comedy of life.”
The above document is the analysis for this research project which was discussed in the media during the summer holidays 2008/2009
(Practical Application - Try out the scenario on Page 19)
Thanks to John Hattie Auckland University and NZCER