ED 212 Foundations of Education. Welcome Opening Prayer “Do not then train youth to learn by force and harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each." ~ Plato. Review.
WelcomeOpening Prayer“Do not then train youth to learn by force and harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each." ~Plato
ITEP Certificate Requirements
that is different from the previous sentence about a
Beginning (0-3 years)
Learning the essential elements of teachin
More time planning and organizing
Bring new ideas and enthusiasm
Tenured Teacher (5-10 years)
More comfortable in the classroom
Should I pursue more education? Masters, endorsements, etc.
Seasoned Teacher (15+ years)
Mastered classroom routines,
Challenge is keeping up with professional trends and developments
Mentor new teachers, etc.
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Students’ perspective: Punctual, well prepared, willing to help with problems, treats equally, always marks their papers, comments, humor, good relationships, flexible but not very firm, instructions are clear and precise
Parents’ perspective: Proud of the teacher, transferred to the good teachers, trusting, student achievement,
Beginning teachers’ perspective: friendly, flexible in decisions, well prepared, fun, trainings
Seasoned teachers’ perspective: friendly to the students, students remember them,
Professional Perspective (University/Administration): Willing to abide by contract, grow professionally, love the kids, willing to go the extra mile, examples to children, etc. Strong knowledge of curriculum, instructional strategies,
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What students need to know and be able to do
Teacher development and retention
What does educational reform look like in Kiribati?
How will it effect you as a teacher?
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