Learn to teach

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Learn to teach
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Study for Final exam in Education field exp. course
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  1. What doe DREAM mean?
    • Discuss
    • Routines
    • Effort & Expectations
    • Active involvement
    • Monitor
  2. What is the level of Parental involvement in school's?
    • Elementary = 59%
    • Middle = 52 %
    • High School = 36 %
  3. Principals Perception of teacher involvement in with parents.
    • Elementary = 77%
    • Middle = 59 %
    • High School = 36 %
  4. Do Principals think 1st year teachers are prepared to work with parents?
    • 33% of elementary
    • less that 2% for Middle and HS
  5. List 3 ways teachers can communicate in a postive way with parents
    • 1) Phone call to say hello and start the semester off well
    • 2) Sending home a post card praising student
    • 3) Give the parent opportunities to earn perks for child by coming in to see the teacher.
  6. Positive impacts of parental involvement.
    • Academic achievement
    • Attendance
    • Sense of well being
    • Readiness to do HW
    • Time and organizational management
  7. Why are parents reluctant to talk to teachers?
    • 1 overwhelmed
    • 2 don't understand importance
    • 3 intimidated
    • 4 school was a negative experience
    • 5 only call when there is a problem
  8. Why are teachers reluctant to speak to parents?
    Parents can pose a threat, hold them accountable and be hostile.

    Solution - start positive communication early.
  9. How does one teacher communicate with 150 students parents?
    welcome letters, emails, newsletters, postcards, two envelope system,
  10. Most important reason teachers don't call parents?
    Teachers lack confidence and skills to talk to parents.
  11. What can teachers do to prepare for PTA meetings?
    • -Collect all data
    • -Find out who will be coming
    • -Find suitable room for accomidating parents
    • -Make accomdations for parents with limited english
    • -Outline plan ahead of time to deal with problems
    • -Start meeting by shaking hands and smiling and welcoming parents.
  12. How do you motivate teachers to attend back to school night?
    • Bonus coupons
    • Food
    • Have students write letter to parents
    • Class video
    • Have students work on display.
    • Raffles and prizes
  13. Ten steps to effective phone call
    • Before calling collect all data
    • Pick a good time to call
    • Write an outline of what you want to discuss and possible solutions
    • Start conversation on positive, show care and concern
    • Clearly state problem and use data
    • Stop! Ask parent input- use listening skills
    • With the parent develop solution for problem
    • Set a time for follow up conversation
    • End call by reviewing plan and stating confidence
    • Keep a log of all calls
  14. What are the five keys to classroom management
    • Code of conduct - rules
    • Curriculum - interesting and relevant
    • Instruction - active participation
    • Relationships - meet students needs
    • Parent support
  15. Suggested Rules
    • Be punctual
    • Be polite
    • Be prepared
    • Be a participant
    • Preform!
  16. How do you prevent misbehavior
    • Body language
    • Say - see - do, active participation
    • Be positive - be brief - be gone
    • Incentives
  17. Top five negative consequences
    • one minute detention
    • Writing assingment - think sheet
    • Call parents
    • Your detention - lunch - Before/ after school
    • Refer to dean or AP
  18. problem solving steps
    • Start with a statement of care and concern
    • Identify the problem
    • Develop a solution
    • Gain a commitment
  19. Eight needs of young adolescents
    • Sex
    • Security
    • Belonging
    • Hope
    • Dignity
    • Power
    • Enjoyment
    • Competence
  20. List four observable characteristics of active listeners
    SAFE PICK
    • Sits still
    • Ask questions for clarification
    • Facial expression such as nodding
    • eyes on speaker

    • Posture
    • Does not Interrupt
    • Does not Criticize
    • Keeps and open mind
  21. Four things teacher can do to improve student listening
    • Note taking
    • Teachers voice
    • Teachers position in class
    • Students location
    • Students posture
    • Personalize lesson
    • Use humor / betting
  22. Four habits of an effective questioner
    • Wait time
    • Differentiate questions
    • Question for depth
    • Question for breadth
    • Give useful feedback
  23. Name the levels of Blooms Taxonomy
    • Knowledge
    • Comprehension
    • AP plication
    • Analysis
    • Synthesis
    • Evaluation
  24. Four characteristics of highly effective teachers
    • Passion for what they do
    • Compassion for students
    • High levels of energy
    • High levels of expectation
  25. What is the first step in writing a lesson plan
    Develop objective

    • Student oriented
    • Sequentially and developmentally appropriate
    • Observable
  26. 5 steps for developing a lesson plan
    • Determine Objectives
    • Determine Acceptable Evidence
    • Plan the learning experience
    • Monitor and Adjust
    • Assess the lesson afterwards
  27. The purpose of an anticipatory set
    MARE
    • Motive
    • Attention grabbing
    • Relate to problem
    • Establish expectations for learning
  28. Purpose of closure
    Many Rich Students Play
    • Major points reviewed
    • Relate to prior knowledge
    • Summarize a discussion
    • Practice

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