While this may hold true, it is still important to treat others as you want to be treated if you want your students to enjoy your class.
Student motivation begins with student interest and connecting what you are teaching with the real world.
Less-effective teachers only lecture and never use visuals to accompany their lessons.
Most students prefer to learn through a hands-on approach, or need to be visually stimulated to help them make a connection to what they are learning.
Just as you want to be treated with respect, so do your students.
Far too often, teachers take their role as an authority figure too far, and forget to treat their students with respect because they think they are older and wiser.
A 10-question test can be just as effective in determining the mastery of their skills as a 50-question test.
Keep tests short and conduct them about once a week.
Try giving students an outline of the notes that you want them to take so they are actively involved.
These teachers think they are keeping their students on their toes, but in all actuality they are just putting more pressure on students and intimidating them.
It’s OK to randomly call on students here and there, but if you use this as your only means to get students to participate, you will fail.
Here are ten teaching strategies containing mistakes that you don’t want to make in your classroom.
Less-effective teachers always use the “name sticks” to randomly call upon students to answer questions.