How to become an effective teacher

How to become an effective teacher
Starts from:Thu, June 6, 2019 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Campus Location

2446 Dufferin St.,Toronto,Ontario,Canada

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Course Feature
  • Course Code A1234-X
  • Duration 2 years
  • Course Type Short Courses
  • Classes Days Saturday, Monday, Tuesday
  • Min Qualification MA (Postgraduate)
Class Description
Teacher Characteristics:
A. creates learning environments where students are active participants as individuals and as members of collaborative groups
B. motivates students and nurtures their desire to learn in a safe, healthy and supportive environment which develops compassion and mutual respect
C. cultivates cross cultural understandings and the value of diversity
D. encourages students to accept responsibility for their own learning and accommodates the diverse learning needs of all students
E. displays effective and efficient classroom management that includes classroom routines that promote comfort, order and appropriate student behaviors
F. provides students equitable access to technology, space, tools and time
G. effectively allocates time for students to engage in hands-on experiences, discuss and process content and make meaningful connections
H. designs lessons that allow students to participate in empowering activities in which they understand that learning is a process and mistakes are a natural part of learning
I. creates an environment where student work is valued, appreciated and used as a learning tool
Student Characteristics:
A. accepts responsibility for his/her own learning
B. actively participates and is authentically engaged
C. collaborates/teams with other students
D. exhibits a sense of accomplishment and confidence
E. takes educational risks in class
F. Practices and engages in safe, responsible and ethical use of technology
A-Teacher designs learning opportunities that allow students to participate in empowering activities in which they understand that learning is a process and mistakes are a natural part of the learning. B-Teacher links concepts and key ideas to students’ prior experiences and understandings, uses multiple representations, examples and explanations. C-Teacher incorporates student experiences, interests and real-life situations in instruction. D-Teacher selects and utilizes a variety of technology that support student learning. E-Teacher effectively incorporates 21st Century Learning Skills that prepare students to meet future challenges. F-Teacher works with other teachers to make connections between and among disciplines. G-Teacher makes lesson connections to community, society, and current events.
  • Dr. Thompson Adiuku


    Dr. Thompson Adiuku holds a Bachelor of Science Degree with Honours from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and a Bachelor of Education Degree from the University of Toronto, Canada, an MBA in Technology Management from the University of Phoenix, Arizona,...