From an article entitled 25 Things Successful Teachers Do Differently by Julie DuNeen : I thought I would take one principle each week and see how I could apply it in my teaching and encourage other Computer Applications Technology teachers (or any subject for that matter) to do the same. I will share 21 of them on the Tech Teachers web site. The content is not mine but comes from the Te@chThought site but I have added my 2 cents worth where possible.
#12 A Successful Teacher enjoys his/her work
It is easy to spot a teacher who loves their work. They seem to emanate contagious energy. Even if it on a subject like advanced calculus, the subject comes alive. If you don’t love your work or your subject, it will come through in your teaching. Try to figure out why you feel so unmotivated and uninspired. It might have nothing to do with the subject, but your expectations. Adjust them a bit and you might find your love of teaching come flooding back.
View other posts under the “A Successful Teacher” series
- A Successful Teacher has clear objectives 10/02/17
- A Successful Teacher has a sense of purpose 10/03/17
- A Successful Teacher is able to live without immediate feedback 10/04/17
- A Successful Teacher knows when to listen to students & when to ignore them 01/05/17
- A Successful Teacher has a positive attitude 10/06/17
- A Successful Teacher expects their students to succeed 10/07/17
- A Successful Teacher has a sense of humour 10/08/17
- A Successful Teacher uses praise authentically 10/09/17
- A Successful Teacher knows how to take risks 10/10/17
- A Successful Teacher is consistent 10/11/17
- A Successful Teacher is reflective 10/12/17
- A Successful Teacher enjoys his/her work 10/01/18