Top 10 Qualities Of Effective Teachers: #8: Sharing Information and Mentoring Others

Top 10 Qualities Of Effective Teachers: #8: Sharing Information and Mentoring Others Our teachers at Shady Oak are committed to effectiveness. Parents—the first and most consistent teachers their children know—can cultivate like qualities in themselves. Mediocre teachers jealously guard their knowledge from “rivals.” Star teachers see every colleague as an essential part of the team, … [Read more...] about Top 10 Qualities Of Effective Teachers: #8: Sharing Information and Mentoring Others

Top 10 Qualities Of Effective Teachers: #7: Effective Conflict Mediation Skills

Top 10 Qualities Of Effective Teachers: #7: Effective Conflict Mediation Skills Our teachers at Shady Oak are committed to effectiveness. Parents—the first and most consistent teachers their children know—can cultivate like qualities in themselves. Mediocre teachers see only one means of settling conflict: exert their authority to make one or both sides back down. Star teachers are skilled … [Read more...] about Top 10 Qualities Of Effective Teachers: #7: Effective Conflict Mediation Skills

Top 10 Qualities Of Effective Teachers: #6: Understand Deadlines And Milestones

Top 10 Qualities Of Effective Teachers: #6: Understand Deadlines And Milestones Mediocre teachers look to others to set deadlines and goals for them. Star teachers are experts at implementing deadlines and achieving milestones. Deadlines: Handle with Care To be fair to those who hate deadlines, most people handle them poorly: the near-universal tendency is to underestimate the time things … [Read more...] about Top 10 Qualities Of Effective Teachers: #6: Understand Deadlines And Milestones

Building Soft Skills at Home

Building Soft Skills at Home Schoolwork is essential for preparing children and teens for adulthood, but formal education alone is not enough. Children and teens also need to master soft skills to ensure success in their jobs and in their relationships with others. In fact, 77 percent of employers consider soft skills to be just as valuable as hard skills that are directly related to … [Read more...] about Building Soft Skills at Home

Top 10 Qualities Of Effective Teachers: #5: Remain Focused On Goals

Top 10 Qualities Of Effective Teachers: #5: Remain Focused On Goals Our teachers at Shady Oak are committed to effectiveness. Parents—the first and most consistent teachers their children know—can cultivate like qualities in themselves. Mediocre teachers start with big dreams, but have few lasting goals. Star teachers set solid goals and stick to them. It’s well known that people who write … [Read more...] about Top 10 Qualities Of Effective Teachers: #5: Remain Focused On Goals