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Pinterest Being invited to assist your dance teacher in classes is a great honor. Perhaps, in you, your instructor may see the spirit of a future teacher and would like to cultivate and nurture these qualities.
And how can you make the experience a good one for you and the teacher you are helping? However, the following are some general duties that you might expect or that may fall to you should you take on the role of an assistant in a dance class.
Your role as an extra pair of eyes, ears, arms, and legs for your teacher is an important one! Here are some pointers on how to be effective in this role and in relationship to the responsibilities above.
This is what it means to anticipate. Developing this awareness is important if you want to be a great assistant.
Follow the lead of your teacher. You are being a great listener today! In fact, some of the techniques in this post about teaching tots can help you interact with the kids tots or not.
Be prepared and on time. Being prepared can be anything from having the proper clothes or shoes with you to knowing the exercises or dances that you are supposed to lead. Ask questions, give suggestions, and save the silliness until after class whenever possible. Your teacher is counting on being able to focus on her class of students without worrying about you or your behavior at the same time.
Show your enthusiasm without being silly. Use a bright tone of voice think of sort of making your voice slightly higher when you talk to the children, use a lot of energy when you demonstrate, and smile a lot. This will show your enthusiasm and still keep the kids focused and paying attention.
You can have fun as long as you are not distracting the students from what they are doing. Be ready for the unexpected and try to handle things maturely when they do. You can also expect that sometimes kids will say some pretty funny or strange things.
Again, watch your teacher for how to respond in an appropriate, kind, and respectful manner.
Know when to refer a parent to your teacher. If it seems the parent is upset it is not your job to deal with the problem. If a parent wants you to know why or why not things are being done the way they are, it is best to let your teacher address this.
If you are uncomfortable in any way with the question, it is okay to pass it on to the teacher! Give corrections and discipline with confidence.
Sandwiching corrections and being positive may help you to feel like you are not being mean or yelling. Try to avoid making requests in the form of a question For ex: This gives the impression that they have an option to say no.Aug 19, · Good teachers are costly, but bad teachers cost more.
~Bob Talbert The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. ~William Arthur Ward The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself. ~Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
The philosophy of education examines the goals, forms, methods, and meaning of education. The term is used to describe both fundamental philosophical analysis of these themes and the description or analysis of particular pedagogical approaches. He is a teacher with good skills of teaching, friendly nature, good sense of humor, patient and easygoing. I am one of the obedient students of him. Sometimes he gave us chocolates on doing well in . Get this from a library! Teachers of the World: Nature is a Great Teacher (Canada and Finland). [Maurice Andre Aubin; Lea Kiljander; Kanopy (Firm);] -- In Rachel Huneault's combined Year 6/7 class, traditional teaching methods are combined with technology.
Introduction Dharma: ecological balance Mountains - The Abode of the Gods Rivers/Oceans/Lakes Mother Earth/Sun & Planets Plants/Animals Conclusion. Get this from a library! Teachers of the World: Nature is a Great Teacher (Canada and Finland).
[Maurice Andre Aubin; Lea Kiljander; Kanopy (Firm);] -- In Rachel Huneault's combined Year 6/7 class, traditional teaching methods are combined with technology. "Ten Traits of a Great Teacher." The Integrated Catholic Life (October 11, ).
Reprinted with permission of the author and The Integrated Catholic Life. The goal of The Integrated Catholic Life is to provide original content to help visitors integrate faith, family and work. Like the people at Edutopia, we spend a lot of time collecting stories about what is actually working in public schools across the country.
One thing we've learned along the way: Good teachers are the product of nurture, not just nature. The philosophy of education examines the goals, forms, methods, and meaning of education.
The term is used to describe both fundamental philosophical analysis of these themes and the description or analysis of particular pedagogical approaches.