A New Year should come with new resolutions, a zing to do better, and the wisdom to learn from the mistake and lessons of the last year. A new start should be welcomed by wisdom, embraced with enthusiasm, and accompanied by a will to grow. And as a teacher or tutor it should come with all these and more, because we are the example we teach the children to be. So what resolutions should you make this year? Here are a few to get the ball rolling:
- Be More Creative: Teaching and lessons can get monotonous and boring. Add a creative twist to learning and see how it becomes interesting for both you and your students. Educate the children with the help of movies, music, art, craft, and games.
- Communicate More: Improve your communication channel both with parents and students to better address the needs of the child, understand their requirements, and create a healthy balance for the child with the help of their parents.
- Stay Positive: Children look up to their teachers, and how your attitude is towards teaching, students, and in the classroom will be a make and break deal between how good you are as a teacher. A positive attitude will go a long way in making you likeable, approachable, and understandable.
- Give Personal Attention: In a classroom set up, it’s easy to overlook the specific needs of every child. Try and incorporate a way to understand every child’s needs.
- Work Smart: Organise your space, study methods, and class schedule – work smart rather than working hard. A smart worker gets thing done in an orderly and timely manner, rather than slogging all day long. This will allow you to manage your time and responsibilities in an orderly manner.
- Involve: Make learning an interesting process by involving and engaging students instead of just talking from your end listening on the child ends. A healthy flow of discussion is a great way of learning, as well as awareness of the child’s standing, understanding, and needs.
- Be A Role Model: Students tend to look up to teachers. So make sure you practice what you preach, and look out for your students.
Hope the New Year is a year of growth, prosperity, and continuous learning for you and your students.