Top 10 Qualities Of Effective Teachers: #4: Motivate And Inspire Others Toward Mutual Goals

Top 10 Qualities Of Effective Teachers: #4: Motivate And Inspire Others Toward Mutual 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 can’t see past “getting by”; they focus almost exclusively on their own “survival.” Star teachers not only … [Read more...] about Top 10 Qualities Of Effective Teachers: #4: Motivate And Inspire Others Toward Mutual Goals

Top 10 Qualities of Effective Teachers: #1: Vision for Achievement

Top 10 Qualities of Effective Teachers: #1: Vision for Achievement 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 do everything “by the book.” Star teachers think bigger thoughts than can be contained within a book. What do you want kids to get out of … [Read more...] about Top 10 Qualities of Effective Teachers: #1: Vision for Achievement

5 Components that Enhance Positive Expectations: #5: Love Them

5 Components that Enhance Positive Expectations: #5: Love Them You can help students believe in themselves, by believing in them. This post series focuses on ways to let your positive expectations show. Many teachers are squeamish about the idea of “loving” students. Some have tried it and come away despairing over the students’ “ingratitude.” Some worry that the students—or, worse, the … [Read more...] about 5 Components that Enhance Positive Expectations: #5: Love Them

5 Components that Enhance Positive Expectations: #4: Smile

5 Components that Enhance Positive Expectations: #4: Smile You can help students believe in themselves, by believing in them. This post series focuses on ways to let your positive expectations show. Dale Carnegie’s classic book, How to Win Friends and Influence People, lists some thirty ideas for getting people to like you, respect you, and see things your way. Of these ideas, just one is … [Read more...] about 5 Components that Enhance Positive Expectations: #4: Smile

5 Components that Enhance Positive Expectations: #3: Say Thank You

5 Components that Enhance Positive Expectations: #3: Say Thank You You can help students believe in themselves, by believing in them. This post series focuses on ways to let your positive expectations show. Most adults find “thank you” easier to say to children than “please”—but still, the simple politeness of acknowledging thoughtful gestures is frequently neglected in today’s hurry-hurry … [Read more...] about 5 Components that Enhance Positive Expectations: #3: Say Thank You