Is teacher born or made?
Great teachers are neither born nor made. Great teachers are the product of a combination of both, supported by the right structures, training and incentives.
What are the common mistakes a teacher can make?
Here are some common mistakes teachers make early on that can lead to trouble down the road.Not Communicating Expectations Clearly. Being Inconsistent. Not Creating an Action Plan. Waiting Too Long to Intervene. Going Big Too Quickly. Not Following Through. Failing to Triage an Issue. Not Establishing Relationships.
What do the best teachers have in common?
They advocate. A good teacher champions their students. Each and every one of them. Not only will they advocate for a student at each and every turn, but they will also teach students how to advocate for themselves.
Can mistakes be avoided?
Avoid Mistakes Many can fall into the trap of thinking mistakes are bad. The natural tendency of this mindset is to avoid mistakes. In the inevitable case where a mistake is made the response is often negative. Frustration, disappointment and even anger can occur.