Meaning of teacher effectiveness
1)Teacher’s effectiveness is a teacher’s ability to utilize approaches, strategies, connections to students, and a particular set of attitudes that lead to improved student learning and achievement
2)It is used to describe the knowledge, strategies and conduct of a successful educator.
3)It’s the ability to make a positive impact on a student’s life and academic career, including the capacity to teach important skill sets, introduce new concepts and manage any classroom concerns.
Aspects of effective teaching
1)Effectively managing a classroom,
2)Starting each class with a clear objective,
3)Engaging students with questioning strategies, > Consolidating the lesson at the end of a period,
4) Diagnosing common student errors and correcting them that can be systematically measured by observing classrooms and by asking students.
Approaches to teaching effectiveness
a)The ‘style’ view
b)The ‘outcomes’ approach
c)The ‘inquiry’ approach
characteristics of an effective teacher education programme
5)Sense of Humour
7)Willingness to Admit Mistakes
Factors of Effective Teaching
1)Teacher Knowledge, Enthusiasm and Responsibility for learning.
2)Classroom Activities that encourage learning.
3)Assessment activities that encourage learning through Experience.
4)Effective Feedback that establishes the Learning Processes In the Classroom.
5)Effective Interaction between the Teacher and the Students, Creating an Environment that respects, encourages and stimulates Learning through Experience.