Cognitive Coaching A New Approach to Building Effective Teacher Leaders 2/28/2013 Nicole L. Winsley | A New Approach to Mentoring A newly licensed teacher walks into her empty classroom on the first day of school. She has her curriculum guide, her pacing calendar, her unit instructional plan, and her lesson plans for the first week. She has her copies made and in her mind she has stored the countless hours’ worth of instruction she received for four years. The bell rings, and it is time
were deemed fit to be educated. Another area, in which this profession has undertaken growth and development, is the qualities that teacher need to possess in order for them to become more effective in the education of their students. In this paper I will discuss the qualities that are necessary for effective teaching, supported with information from an interview with Dr.
As Christoper Reeve (n.d.) once stated, “At first, dreams seem impossible, then improbable, and eventually…inevitable.” Helping students find a path of academic, social and emotional success that leads them to their dreams is ultimately most schools leaders’ goal. However, the traditional hierarchy form of leadership within the school structure is ever changing to meet the demands of our society and learners. Thus, the successful use of one leadership theory is arduous; there really is no right
explore investigate take risks as well as playing and learning. Children and young people will achieve better if they are involved in the planning explaining what they would like. The Welsh Assembly Government believes that "play is so critically important to all children in the development of their physical, social, mental, emotional and
I plan to improve at least three skills over the next three years. The skills I am working on include, better time management, communication, and having a stronger teacher voice. I plan to work on these goals throughout my time at York College of Pennsylvania and achieve them by the time I have completed my student teaching, which will be in three years. If I feel a goal has been achieved before I complete my student teaching, I plan to add a new goal, while still focusing on my previous goals to
Assignment 1 - Literacy Learning in My Classroom Literacy is one the most fundamental learning areas of a child’s schooling, which is crucial to a child’s development, and is the key indicator in becoming successful within society. Literacy according to the Ministry of Education, 2003, is defined as “the ability to understand, respond to, and use those forms of written language that are required by society and valued by individuals and communities.” (pg.19) This definition clearly highlights the
My Strongest and Weakest Leadership Traits In chapter two of the textbook, Introduction to Leadership, I was introduced to leadership traits, and asked to identify my specific traits and determine my leadership strengths and leadership weaknesses. There is an extensive list of traits which contribute to the leadership process and effectiveness of the leaders, however, six are considered to be key traits: intelligence, confidence, charisma, determination, sociability, and integrity. (Northouse,
attitudes. In contemporary practice, Motivational Interviewing has become an accepted technique. It involves a more directed approach than traditional PCT, but maintains a respectful, empathic relationship with unconditional positive regard. Through MI, a Person-Centered Therapist will instruct, advise, and persuade the client or student to identify the core feelings and thoughts surrounding their apparent ambivalence toward a problematic issue. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy is an endeavor to
leadership is the ability to influence others to work toward and achieve a common objective or goal. Individuals can exhibit leadership at any level of society, not just high profile positions. In fact, leadership can even be witnessed among children and young adults. My Strongest and Weakest Leadership Traits During the Introduction to Leadership course, I was introduced to leadership traits, and asked to identify my specific traits and determine my leadership strengths and leadership weaknesses.
arrival at a decision concerning the level of performance of the person being assessed. The teacher function, according to Morton-Cooper and Palmer (2002), involves sharing knowledge through experience and critical enquiry, facilitating learning opportunities and focusing on individual needs and learning styles to promote ownership and responsibility for continuing professional education. Activities that mentors and assessors are expected to provide include planning