Teaching skill: 8 things you need to acquire

1. Describe the problem

Basic teaching skill 1: describe the problem

Basic teaching skill 1: describe the problem

When the teacher describes the problem (instead of accusing or giving orders) students will be more willing to comply with a responsible attitude.

 2. Provide information

Basic teaching skill 2: provide information

Basic teaching skill 2: provide information

When teachers provide information, not embarrass students, they tend to change their behavior for the better.

Threats and commands can make students feel helpless or will appear defiant. Choice opens new doors of responsibility for children.

3. Briefly speak or signal

Basic teaching skill 3: briefly speak or signal

Basic teaching skill 3: briefly speak or signal

Younger students, or beginner-level students, often don’t enjoy listening to lengthy lectures or explanations. A brief word or gesture will encourage them to think about the problem and figure out what they need to do.

4. Describe your feelings

Basic teaching skill 4: sescribe your feelings

Basic teaching skill 4: sescribe your feelings

When teachers describe their feelings, rather than getting angry or ridiculing, students are more likely to listen and respond in a more responsible way.

5. Humor: not a teaching skill, but an important characteristic

Basic teaching skill 4: using humors

Basic teaching skill 4: using humors

A little humor during class will make the classroom atmosphere more comfortable, students will have a happy mood and make them want to cooperate more.

6. Pedagogical skills

Basic teaching skill 6: Pedagogical skills

Teaching is a specific activity that requires many skills. Therefore, teachers need to equip themselves with many skills, especially pedagogical skills to respond to social reality.

Today’s students not only come to school to learn specialized knowledge but they also want to work and live in a truly professional and dynamic environment. Therefore, a good teacher must have a system of highly specialized and profound pedagogical skills and always adapt to many different circumstances. A teacher, if only knowledge, is only called a teacher, and when they have pedagogical skills as well as show that a system of skills that is appropriate in educational practice, is called “Teacher” .

The ingenuity and ingenuity of a teacher is not about using their majesty to educate them, but to use pedagogical skills to guide and interact with students skillfully. You can gain these abilities by taking part in some international courses such as TESOL, TEFL, CELTA…,. For more information about these programs, find them HERE.

Students today have a great change in psychology due to the impact from the social environment, especially the period from children transitioning to adults. Teachers need to have a better understanding of students’ psychology and be able to handle pedagogical situations well.

7. Skills to engage students

Basic teaching skill 7: Know how to engage students

Basic teaching skill 7: Know how to engage students

A teacher is like an artist on stage, a talented actor will know how to draw the audience on his side. An effective teacher will engage students. To be an effective teacher, you must master teaching strategies and techniques to ensure students participate in the activities you organize, listen to what you say, and perform tasks as you requested them to do.To do that, teachers not only understand the interests, characteristics, styles and abilities of students, but also have to practice flexible thinking ability, humor, creativity, and always bring new ideas to the classroom.

8. Communication skills with support peers and students

Basic teaching skill 8: Communication skills

Basic teaching skill 8: Communication skills

An effective teacher communicates effectively with the students and staff. That is when teachers are always able to clearly and accurately communicate expectations to students and support departments (in schools, centers), and quickly recognize problems and problems. promptly resolved.

The ability to communicate, also manifested in the use of words, how to control emotions and the ability to limit conflicts and conflicts in the working process.

To get that, teachers need to clearly define their position and position in the communication process. Remember, parents, staff and students, they are allies and partners of the teaching process. Along with that, teachers can also choose the regular and appropriate forms of communication such as direct communication, using email, phone messages, or via contact book …

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Gracie Nguyen

To have lucks is a type of talent. Not knowing how to seize the opportunities is also a form of incompetence.

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