Teaching and the Profession.

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Teaching and the Profession. by Mind Map: Teaching and the Profession.

1. Journaling, peer/student feedback, recorded lessons

2. Decision Making

2.1. Appropriate texts, assessments, curriculum, student placements.

3. Reflection

3.1. Changing and modifying the curriculum and lessons

3.2. Things that went well and things that didn't go so well.

3.3. Take time for self-reflection (What could I differently? How can I improve how I taught a specific lesson?)

4. Commitment

4.1. Attends meeting and groups that foster support and ideas to the teacher.

4.2. Be the best teacher and support for the classroom

4.3. Always wanting to do better and create challenges for yourself and students

5. Responsibilities

5.1. Planning and preparing lesson plans.

5.2. Develops schemes of work and tests that are in accordance with established procedures.

5.3. Providing a safe and respectful environment.

5.4. Managing conflict in the classroom among students

5.5. Helping students reach the expectations the teacher has placed

6. Advocate

6.1. Children

6.1.1. Fair assessments and their academic rights

6.1.2. Special/extra support

6.1.3. Speaking up for students with disabilities or ELLs

6.2. the voice of young learners

6.3. School Boards

6.4. Policy monitoring

6.5. Public accountability

7. Involvement

7.1. Students

7.1.1. Allowing students to be part of the classroom "rule" making

7.1.2. Giving students classroom jobs

7.1.3. Consider incorporating students' ideas or suggestions

7.2. Families

7.2.1. Allow families to be involved with their students education

7.2.2. Having family class volunteers

7.3. Co-Workers

7.3.1. Collaboration for instruction

7.3.2. Team grading

7.4. The Community

7.4.1. Bringing community members into the classroom for learning

8. Growing

8.1. Learning from past years to become a better educator

8.2. Familiarizing yourself with new technology

9. Professional Development

9.1. Attend trainings or workshops

9.2. Visit schools/classrooms to view different teaching methods/practices

9.3. Journaling to reflect on what is working and what is not working in the classroom

9.4. Researching literature on different approaches that can improve current practice.

9.5. Self-evaluations to monitor effectiveness by recording yourself or having someone else observe you and receiving feed back.

9.6. Continuous learning about various subjects

10. References

10.1. The Alberta Teachers’ Association. (2021). PD Activities for Professional Growth. Retrieved from PD Activities for Professional Growth

10.2. Davis, B. (2021, May 31). Home. MVOrganizing. Retrieved November 10, 2021, from What is reflection on reflection in the teaching profession and teacher education? – MVOrganizing

10.3. Verma, S. (2020).Teaching as a Profession: All You Need to Know. Retrieved from Teaching as a Career: A Complete Guide

10.4. Buckley, S. (2018). APC. Advocacy strategies and approaches: Overview. Retrieved from Advocacy strategies and approaches: Overview | Association for Progressive Communications

10.5. The teacher as a decision maker - higher education | Pearson. (n.d.). Retrieved November 10, 2021, from https://www.pearsonhighered.com/assets/samplechapter/0/1/3/2/0132698161.pdf.

10.6. Schmitz, A. (2021, April 20). Teaching Decision Making: The Importance of Good Decisions. The Conover Company. Retrieved November 10, 2021, from Teaching Decision Making: The Importance of Good Decisions - The Conover Company

10.7. Verma, S. (2021, October 26). Teaching as a Profession: All You Need to Know. IDreamCareer. Retrieved November 10, 2021, from Teaching as a Career: A Complete Guide

10.8. Shruti VermaShruti Verma is currently leading the Product Marketing team; building & executing marketing strategies. (2021, October 26). Teaching as a career: A complete guide. iDreamCareer. Retrieved November 11, 2021, from Teaching as a Career: A Complete Guide

11. Being a good listener to your students and hear both sides of a story before making a decision.

12. Having an open mind when it comes to challenging decisions.

13. Being flexible and willing to change; adapting.