Thursday, 30 January 2014

Effective Geography Teachers

What characteristics do they have ?

Some ideas from delegates today...
What would you add ?

1. Know each child.
2. Classroom environment is one where the boundaries are recognised - it's their space and students are working effectively while they are in it.
3. Consistency - stick to the routine and communicate expectations
4. Enthusiasm - willing to help - banter is good
5. End of lesson: thanking and congratulating good work - thanks for the lesson
6. Noise - comfortable - relevant to the task
7. Being organised within schemes of work - previous lessons are being built on... linking lessons and having a connection - prior learning
8. Calm - a presence...
9. Rapport
10. Inspiring - everybody feels connected with the lesson

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