What makes a teacher likable to their students, resulting in better classroom motivation and participation?

I believe that treating students with respect, and letting them know that you really care about their success in your class and school in general is very important; however, don't cross over the line and become their

What are some hacks that PhD students should know?

I am currently a PhD candidate in Aerospace Engineering. My research work pertains to developing simulation techniques for modelling and simulating composites materials.Few of things which I believe are useful for a PhD candidate:Documentation: Most of my research activity involves coding. Since most of the physics I simulate involves complex equations, it is always a good habit to comment

How teacher can facilitate transfer of learning to students in classroom?

You can't. Think about it. Whatever you have learned, is yours. No one transferred it to you, nor can you transfer it to anyone else.I don't mean to split hairs, but it is probably the single most important concept to get.

Can computers ever fully replace teachers in aiding students to learn?

Short answer - yesLong answer -You are a computer of sorts so in effect there would be no replacement of human teachers by computer teachers, it would simply be a replacement of one form of computer with another.

If a teacher can't teach one subject, then how will a student study more than 5 or 6 subjects?

Teaching is far more than knowing the content area. Each content area requires different methods. Teaching math is very, very different from teaching science and social studies. Learning something new is a similar process all around and is something we

What is the role of a teacher to intelligent students?

A challenger, mostly. The Teacher is the content expert, and the intelligent student catches the material easier than those in the

Should teachers display students failed projects in the classroom?

ABSOLUTELY NOT!!!!! Nothing is gained by that, unless the teacher thinks humiliation is a teaching tool.

As a teacher, who are the students you remember long after having them in your class?

I had a student, Roger, when I taught eighth grade English in rural Maine. He was a bit on the weasly side, as are many eighth graders. He didn't like to read. He avoided writing. Tried to avoid work as much as possible and was a bit of a trouble maker. Kind of a pain

What are the top hacks related to studies that every Indian student knows to excel in his/her life?

Never waste time. Time lost is lost for ever.Take studies seriously. If fundamentals are strong and conceptual understanding is there, it helps one go a long way.Never compare yourself with anyone and lose heart. We all have a unique destiny.Always strive for improvement day after day.Never give up.Money, fame and power is

How does a teacher learn from the students?

Teachers interact with students, and humans generally learn from interactions.In our experience, the best education for teachers, is to have two teachers in a classroom: one delivering content / instruction; the other observing student responses.Debrief afterwards.

Should teachers expect students to be role models to each other?

We too often skip over the basics and move right into the subject matter but any teacher who wants some reasonable order in the classroom and hopes for their students to grow into reasonable people should counsel students - treat others as you wish to be treated. Unreasonable behavior invites the

Why do students fall in love with their teachers?

I Guess,students do fall in love with their teachers.Yeahh,this awesome feeling has been experienced by me too.There can't be any specific reason to fall in love with him/her.Its their style ,way of talking ,way of expressing them and last but not the least their face value.Usually students

Do teachers gossip about students?

Are you kidding, we gossiped about students non-stop.Just like students gossip about teachers.The gossip could be anything from who is dating who, to who got drunk on vodka and passed out in the elevator, who was cutting class and finally got suspended. If someone

How can students help teachers in the classroom?

If the student helps himself/herself. Normally , in my view, the student helps the teacher if he/she focuses on the class and shows an understanding of what is being taught.

Do teachers remember school students after 15 years?

Teachers have been the first guidance and role model to me in my childhood. Teachers play a vital role in grooming the children apart from teaching.                My mother is a teacher and she has definitely set as an example to many

What do teachers look for in a high school student?

I'd say everything they look for in an elementary school student or a college student: a willingness to learn from them, respect for their status and the school institution (in other words, to obey their rules while in their classroom), honesty

Does being a shy student make me difficult to teachers?

The internet can be a scary place to work on overcoming shyness. You tend to spend a lot of time reading horrible advice from people who haven't actually dealt with shyness or social anxiety at all. This means a lot of

What are some life saving hacks for bds students?

Thank you Sanchi Bhasin for the A2A. Hmm... interesting question and interesting tips here from my fellow colleagues. Here are some more tips that might make you smile a bit but are true to the core-1. When mixing plaster, alginate in the

Teachers: is it okay to have favorites in a classroom? Why or why not?

I can't speak for anyone else.Personally, I don't believe in having favorites. I think it isn't fair nor does it put the children in equal positions to each other. However, I do have children who come to me for additional attention, or ask more, or talk to me more. I do not go out of my

Teachers: is it okay to have favorites in a classroom? Why or why not?

I can't speak for anyone else.Personally, I don't believe in having favorites. I think it isn't fair nor does it put the children in equal positions to each other. However, I do have children who come to me for additional attention, or ask more, or talk to me more. I do not go out of my

Is it appropriate for teachers to behave intimately with other teachers in front of their students (especially primary school students)?

Long story short! NO! Teachers should model professionalism in their dress, speech and conduct!

How did the public education school system fail you?

This may be a disingenuous question. I never said that public schools failed me, not directly. Besides, I attended public schools for a total of only six years, grades 1 to 6.I think those years were rather pleasant. If I have a

Do teachers remember school students after 15 years?

Teachers have been the first guidance and role model to me in my childhood. Teachers play a vital role in grooming the children apart from teaching.                My mother is a teacher and she has definitely set as an example to many

Do teachers and professors like when a student already knows everything about the course they are teaching?

I've never had a studsent that knows most of the material in my course, but I have had a few that were quite knowledgeable in the subject matter of the courses they were taking. I liked having them in my class because I could always use them as a

Can teachers handle psychopath behaviors among students?

I am not qualified to identify Psychopathic Behavior. I have had kids that I thought were crazy (note the non-psychological term). That usually sends me to the Councilor and dean to investigate what's going on with this kid. A few times I've had to go to the School Psychologist, who is somewhat limited in

Is it worth becoming a teacher's pet?

Since you don't have any control over who the teacher will choose to be his or her pet,

Do you think middle/high school students should be able to have a cell phone at school?

I have taught middle & high school since 1993. No. Completely unnecessary, and only adds to the drama, anxiety, and social issues already in play in middle/high schools in the U.S.

Do teachers think of some students as their own kids?

At any teacher happy hour on any given Friday, you'll hear at least one teacher refer to their students as "my kids". I've done it. I know others who have as well. That was before I had my own child, though, I think I might feel differently now.Teaching is a calling, it's about relationships

What makes a student a teacher's favorite?

There's a difference between a good student who makes teaching so rewarding, a bad student, who is a class management nightmare, and a favorite student.I won't add anything new to the excellent comments other than my own experiences. My favorites could be a

How do students study?

One of the best things you can do is stay after classes to ask any questions regarding anything you don't understand. Also going to the library after school helps too - no distractions, it's very quiet, everyone else is studying/reading too so it makes for a good environmentWell it really depends on

Should an art teacher show students her own work?

I did, and it had a profound effect on me as the artist. I am/was a sculptor and showed my new classes on the first day several of my pieces. I passed them around with instructions to feel them and think about them. I asked for their responses: one piece was a small one of an alabaster

How can teachers get students to take responsibility for their own learning?

Make classes interesting so students want to know more and extend their learning experience.I was watching bees visiting flowers yesterday. What is the connection between those bees and me writing on a touch screen?Electric charge. The bees are charged up flying through the air. A successful visit to a flower changes that charge.My finger tip

What are some life saving hacks for bds students?

Thank you Sanchi Bhasin for the A2A. Hmm... interesting question and interesting tips here from my fellow colleagues. Here are some more tips that might make you smile a bit but are true to the core-1. When mixing plaster, alginate in the

Do teachers like encountering students outside of school?

I generally do not mind meeting my students outside of school, but as someone else mentioned setting is everything.I have always had students approach me outside of school, or at least speak to me and say hello. I have always worked in smaller rural schools, so there are fewer students to run into, but I

Do high school teachers know what students think of them?

All teachers are mature enough to wait out a kids bad attitude thawing.After all, they're only hurting themselves.I had a great teacher that was receptive to my attitude, and communicated to me about it, making my participation in the class a choice. MY

What type of high school students do other high school students dislike?

What type of high school students do other high school students dislike?Almost every group, clique, or type of high schooler has an "opposite," to say the least. There are ones that are easily identified, and somewhat burnt into Western culture, because of how they are over exaggerated and portrayed in media. Goths vs. PrepsSlackers

What do teachers think of shy students?

Shyness impacts on students' class participation, and the importance of participation varies by their age group and the nature of the subject being taught. In subjects like math, science, computer programming, etc., learning quietly is fine, although teachers still have to keep

Why do students flunk out of college?

My oldest has done just that.He has a brilliant mind capable of quite a lot (and we have the paperwork to prove it), but he could not handle the rigors of a large university.Here are some of his weaknesses (and we have the

Which is the best phone for students?

If you are a student and your budget is around 15k. Motorola is the best option.The phones are with trend with the latest android and top grade hardware but at a much cheaper rate.The phones are durable and waterproof too so you can survive with it for your

What do secondary-school students do that teachers find cringeworthy?

Complain. A lot.It gets so bad that I keep a mental tally of how often some students complain, then tell them their count after a few minutes. When I point out how much they complain, they get silent for awhile. Sometimes I think they feel bad about it. But then they do it again. It's

What role can teachers and students play in protecting the environment?

Whilst a teacher's primary role is to teach their subject, it doesn't mean that they can't promote other things, especially outside the classroom.Occasionally I allow my students to go off on a red herring if they are also able to work hard. They are often very keen to ask your opinion about things and telling

When a teacher can't teach all the subjects how can she expect her students to study all the subjects?

:)))) thanks for bringing smile on my face. Your question reminds me my college days! All of us during school days and college days had similar thoughts. We may not enjoy or do good in certain subjects. Every teacher ( according to you) who is