What are the reasons for being a teacher?
Below are nine of the best reasons to get into teaching, with experiences from some current teachers.Inspire the next generation. A true vocation. A passion for the subject. A clear career path. Salary benefits. International opportunities. Job security. Great for families.
What should teachers avoid?
Here are 10 rookie teacher mistakes I wish I’d avoided.Don’t try to teach too much in one day. Don’t teach a lesson without a student activity. Don’t send kids to the office. Don’t allow students to shout out answers. Don’t make tests too hard. Don’t be indecisive. Don’t tell a student you’re calling home.
What do first year teachers struggle with?
Classroom Management: This is one of the biggest struggles for incoming teachers. They have a lot of great ideas for teaching and for leading a classroom, but minimal experience establishing and maintaining structures that keep students engaged and productively learning.