Designing A Atmosphere Of Learning

826 WordsJan 30, 20174 Pages
As teachers, our role is to create an atmosphere of learning in our classrooms. We accomplish this assignment by fulfilling a number of duties and functions. The main aim being, the development, and growth of our students. Our goal is to make sure that our pupils are outstanding and that they reach their full potential in what they plan to undertake. We are responsible for enabling them to develop skills that take them far beyond the classroom. This task is achieved by considering various factors when creating plans for teaching. Educators, are leaders, fulfilling a position of influence in the community that requires us to act as role models, always displaying moral behavior and setting good examples by creating a brand that demands…show more content…
Kinesthetic activities, student engagement, and interaction should be on the agenda with the teacher playing the role of facilitator, monitoring, correcting and offering guidance during presentations. Another consideration for a teacher, teaching in a foreign culture, are the cultural differences that could have a profound impact on the effectiveness of the tuition. It is essential for a teacher to do research on, surface, and deep culture of the nation in which they choose to teach in order for them to understand the traditions and behaviors of that culture. The knowledge gained through probing will better equip the teacher, thereby, minimizing “cultural shock” that is common when migrating to another nation. Not only will the teacher be better equipped but it will also aid the teacher to integrate into that society because they will be sensitive to the motives behind actions and words spoken by the locals and it will make them aware of their gestures and behaviors that are offensive to the hosting nation. When investigating the host culture, the teacher will learn to be sensitive to the inhabitants creating a better understanding of the people, therefore, stereotyping, and evaluating the residents on their cultural values will be discarded. They will also learn which “culture scales” (Equality vs. Hierarchy, Direct Cultures vs. Indirect Cultures, Task vs. Relationship and Individual vs. Group), are
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