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Soft Skills for Maths Teachers

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a presentation for college teachers in mathematics.

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  • Hard skills are tangible skills that are easy to teach, identify, and measure. Some examples of hard skills are occupational skills such as technical and administrative; Hard skills also include your degrees, certifications, job titles. Soft skills are intangible interpersonal skills that are associated with an individual’s ability to effectively interact with others. These skills are not easy to measure but they can be observed in individuals who possess the ability to interact with people well.
  • Hard skills are tangible skills that are easy to teach, identify, and measure. Some examples of hard skills are occupational skills such as technical and administrative; Hard skills also include your degrees, certifications, job titles. Soft skills are intangible interpersonal skills that are associated with an individual’s ability to effectively interact with others. These skills are not easy to measure but they can be observed in individuals who possess the ability to interact with people well.
  • Man is what he believes.“ "They can, because they think they can.“ -- Virgil Keep your tone and your attitude positive. -- Anton Chekhov
  • Be courteous Praise liberally Criticize sparingly Avoid ego problems
  • S mile M ention Name I nterest L isten E mpathize -- Anton Chekhov
  • Appreciate: sandwich areas for improvement between praise for good performance.
  • Humor unplugs stress.
  • Explore math in the class: ask students to quickly organize the chairs into an octagonal.
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    • 1. SOFT SKILLSFORMATHEMATICS TEACHERS mnRAJU
    • 2. What do you expect to learn? What? Why? How? mnRAJU
    • 3. What are Soft Skills?The cluster of personality traits, socialgraces, communication, language,personal habits, friendliness, andoptimism that characterizerelationships with other people. Theyenhance an individuals interactions,job performance and careerprospects. Wikipedia mnRAJU
    • 4. Soft Skills vs Hard Skills EQ vs IQ Intangible vs Tangible Hard to teach vs Easy to teach Hard to measure vs Easy to measure mnRAJU
    • 5. Soft Skills for Teachers Effective Communication  Group Dynamics Listening Skills  Goal Setting Presentation Skills  Dealing with Criticism Body Language  Discussion Management Knowledge Management  Conflict Resolution Time Management  Problem Solving Student Motivation  Art of Asking Questions Praising & Rewarding  Giving Instructions Constructive Feedback  Eliciting Skills Interpersonal Skills  Mentoring Negotiation Skills  Avoiding Ennui mnRAJU
    • 6. Soft Skills mnRAJU
    • 7. What do you expect to learn? What? Why? How? mnRAJU
    • 8. Why Soft Skills? Window to your personality Immediate effects ‘Recruit for Attitude, Train for Skill’ To advance one’s career mnRAJU
    • 9. What makes a great teacher? A mediocre teacher tells. A good teacher explains. A superior teacher demonstrates. A Great teacher inspires. mnRAJU
    • 10. The Teacher who inspired you? Recollect Who was your best mathematics teacher at school/college? How did he/she inspire you? Write Share mnRAJU
    • 11. What do you expect to learn? What? Why? How? mnRAJU
    • 12. Motivation Skills 1. Aim B IG 2. Success comes from a. Desire b. Decision c. Determination 3. Challenge yourselfWhat the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches. - Karl Menninger mnRAJU
    • 13. Motivation Skills  Passion to inspire  Urge to help  Right attitude  Expect goodA teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops. - Henry Brooks Adams mnRAJU
    • 14. Interpersonal Skills Humane Understanding Mutually supportive Appreciative Nonpartisan Empathetic mnRAJU
    • 15. Interpersonal Skills Courteous Optimistic Well mannered Smiling mnRAJU
    • 16. Interpersonal Skills Greet Appreciate Listen Enthuse mnRAJU
    • 17. Communication Skills Listen keenly Speak clearly Mind your words and tone Maintain eye contact Use your body effectively Accept heterogeneity mnRAJU
    • 18. Communication Skills  Reinforce  Encourage  Acknowledge  Clarify  HighlightWhat the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches. mnRAJU - Karl Menninger
    • 19. Interactive Classroom Involve students Elicit, don’t tell Give good instructions Ask intelligent questions Add games, activities mnRAJU
    • 20. Be Resourceful Creative Imaginative Intelligent Sensible mnRAJU
    • 21. Be Humorous social lubricant enhances communication helps you appear human makes class enjoyable helps you see the joy in life no sarcasm, please It is hard for people to disagree with you when you are smiling mnRAJU
    • 22. Support what you say  Statistics  Examples  Evidence  Definitions mnRAJU
    • 23. Math is Fun Explore math in the class Make Math a way to solve problems Make Math fun Use computers/ mobiles as tools mnRAJU
    • 24. Thank you Send your comments to lionnagaraju@in.com This slideshow is available atwww.authorstream.com/tag/lionnagaraju www.slideshare.net/lionnagaraju mnRAJU
    • 25. FEEDBACK SANDWICH ALW AYS LET YOUR STUDENTS KNOW THAT YOU APPRECIATE THEIR WORK AND SKILLS mnRAJU
    • 26. DEALING WITH CRITICISM KEEP YOUR COOL ON RE UA SUMMARIZE THE KEY POINTS YO SO , IF CK ASK QUESTIONS RSE T LF RA OU ONG ND YIN R PUT YOURSELF E WTHEIR SHOES FE TH DE ER BE NEV GRATEFUL mnRAJU
    • 27. TIME MANAGEMENT USE A DAILY PLANNER CALL OUT ROLL CALL WHILE THE STUDENTSARE WORKING KEEP A LOG OF PHONE CALLS/ MEETS YOUHAD WITH PAREMTS RESEARCH FROM BEFORE, USE GOOGLE/EDUREF FOR LESSON PLANS mnRAJU