The Secondary Effective Teacher

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The Secondary Effective Teacher by Mind Map: The Secondary Effective Teacher

1. Qualities that make one successful

1.1. Committed

1.1.1. Doesn't decide to give up just because they have a rough day!

1.2. Open-minded

1.2.1. Sometimes things work, and sometimes they don't!

1.3. Understanding

1.4. Evolving

1.4.1. Willing to gain new teaching methods

1.5. Loves Children

1.6. Constantly learning

1.6.1. Learns new things within and out of their n subject

1.7. Forward-thinker

2. Grades

2.1. 9th 13-14 year olds

2.2. 10th 14-15 year olds

2.3. 11th 15-16 year olds

2.4. 12th 16-17 (18) year olds

3. Direct Learning Strategy

3.1. Teacher-Directed Learning

3.1.1. Make sure to be entertaining to keep student focused!

3.2. Teacher is in control of lesson

3.2.1. Allows the teacher to know exactly what and the students are learning

3.3. Works well for higher education

3.4. Structured and timed

3.4.1. Keeps a strict timeline and teacher is in charge of how much time is spent on what

3.5. Powerpoint, lectures

3.6. Quizzes and exams can be used for grading purposes

4. Cooperative Learning Strategy

4.1. Small group activities

4.1.1. Grading for this can be tricky! Make sure to be fair!

4.2. No exact time for lesson

4.3. Easy to include activities for different level learners

4.3.1. While one students does online research another may chose to use texts

4.4. Face to face interaction

4.4.1. Students have time to work with each other

4.4.2. Creates a chance for students to learn how to work with each other

5. Specialized Learning

5.1. Teachers specialize in an area of study

5.2. English

5.3. Math

5.4. History

5.5. Science

5.6. Art

6. Differentiation

6.1. Tailored Instruction

6.1.1. Some students learn one way while others learn better another way

6.2. Individualized learning

6.3. 4 ways: Process, Content, Product, Environment

6.3.1. Content: What is being taught

6.3.2. Process: How it is being taught

6.3.3. Product: Culminating projects

6.3.4. Environment: Ways to create a varied learning atmosphere

6.4. Tier 1

6.4.1. Lesson Clarity Make sure the lesson is understood by everyone

6.4.2. Instructional Variety Use different methods of teaching

6.4.3. Student Engagement Everyone should have a chance to participate

6.4.4. Student success rate Measured based on individual student

6.4.5. Student Ideas Use ideas provided by students as long as they are beneficial to the overall goal

6.4.6. Probing A type of question to get the answer you are looking for

6.4.7. Signaling Gestures can be used to give "hints" to students

6.5. Tier 2

6.5.1. Content Changes Redirecting to a different topic

6.5.2. Process Changes

6.5.3. Product Changes

7. Questioning Strategies

7.1. Do not ask more than 1 question at a time

7.2. Leading Questions

7.2.1. Gives students hints as to what the answer may be

7.3. Subject oriented

7.3.1. Teachers should focus on the specific topic they are teaching

7.4. Yes or No questions

7.4.1. Can be followed up with an open-ended question

7.5. Response time

7.5.1. Wait for students to have time to gather thoughts

7.5.2. Do not scold a student for getting the answer wrong

7.5.3. If a wrong answer is given simply redirect to another student Give adequate time for the student to answer before moving on

8. Self-Directed Learning Strategy

8.1. Students are responsible for their own learning

8.2. Could be called a flipped classroom

8.2.1. Not every student will enjoy this and may work better with a teacher-directed lesson

8.3. Can raise awareness of own goals

9. Indirect Learning

9.1. Engage

9.1.1. Real world ideas Students can relate to these ideas

9.2. Explore

9.2.1. Provide materials: Students begin to explore their own ideas Some sort of guidance is needed: suggestions, thoughts, concepts

9.3. Develop

9.3.1. Systematically develop concepts and provide necessary presentations when needed

9.4. Apply

9.4.1. Present new problem, apply to real world

10. Loves to have fun!

11. Wants to help students become responsible adults!

12. Can handle the stages of emotional growth teens are going through with grace!

13. COMMUNICATES with Parents!