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Student Instructor ProgramPresented byCarol Woodard<br />
Basic Teaching Skills for Career Education Instructors<br />Chapter 1<br />The Career Education Instructor<br />
“There are millions of birds in the sky; of these, very few are eagles.”<br />- Unknown<br />
Master Educators Must:<br />Facilitate learning for students<br />Invent, adapt, and create new techniques and procedures ...
Loyalty<br />Acceptance of advice from colleagues<br />Constant pursuit of knowledge<br />Effective time management and or...
Dependability and flexibility<br />Cooperation and teamwork<br />Initiative and ability to work independently<br />Patienc...
Desire and motivation<br />Enthusiasm and energy<br />Imagination and pleasure<br />Effective communication and<br />   ge...
Loyalty<br />What?  <br />Faithfulness; steady in allegiance; reliable; thorough in the performance of duty; trustworthy<b...
Acceptance of Colleague Advice<br />“When a collection of brilliant minds, hearts, and talents come together… expect a mas...
Constant Pursuit of Knowledge<br />Learning is lifelong<br />Our goal:<br />To become subject-matter experts<br />Join pro...
What about Time….<br />“Time marches on.”	<br />“Time flies.”<br />“Take some time.”<br />“Time heals all wounds.”<br />“I...
Effective Time Management<br />Time:  One of our most valuable resources!<br />What is it?  <br />	“A continuum that is me...
Key Concepts of Time Management<br />Set Goals<br />Establish Objectives<br />Identify Priorities<br />Analyze Time Use<br />
Analyze Time Use<br />Did I accomplish what I hoped to?<br />Did I spend the appropriate amount of time on the most import...
Time Wasters<br />Red tape 	     	          Clutter	                           Unclear goals<br />No authority	          C...
Internal vs. External<br />Interruptions<br />Waiting<br />Procrastination<br />
“Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today!”<br />
P’s and Q’s of Event Control<br /><ul><li>Questions
Quality
Quantity
Quirks
Quiet time
Quit</li></ul>Plan<br />Prioritize<br />Peak time<br />Procrastination<br />Practice<br />Perfection<br />
Authority, Order, Self-Confidence<br />Authority:  a)  a person cited or appealed to as an expert, and b) the power to inf...
Self-Confidence Builders<br />Like and accept yourself unconditionally<br />Be clear about your own values<br />Be true to...
Having authority requires:<br />Establishing a formal distance between self and learners<br />Being friendly, supportive, ...
Enjoy your uniqueness<br />Practice self-control<br />Work step-by-step toward desired goals<br />Self-Confidence Builders...
Dependability<br />To be considered in the top 20% of your profession, you must:<br />Show up<br />On time<br />Ready to w...
Flexibility<br />What?<br />Susceptible to modification or change; adaptable; willing to yield.<br />Webster’s<br />Why?<b...
Become a Change Master...<br />Rather than a change resister!<br />Go the extra mile<br />Don’t fall into the “it’s not my...
What is a Team?<br />A group of interdependent individuals who have complementary skills and are committed to a shared, me...
Stumbling Blocks    vs.    Stair Steps<br /><ul><li>Empathy
Honesty/Integrity
Reliability
Goodwill/Positive attitude
Trust/Openness
Willingness/Energy
Neatness/Order
Adaptability
Cheerfulness
Open communication
Courtesy</li></ul>Selfishness<br />Dishonesty<br />Unreliability<br />Hostility<br />Suspicion/Interference<br />Laziness<...
Initiative<br />Work independently with little close supervision<br />Initiate actions for problem solving without supervi...
Steps to Independent Action<br />Study position description<br />Read school’s operating procedures<br />Learn rules of ov...
Patience and Self-Control<br />Turn challenges into opportunities<br />Be honest and straightforward<br />Be a leader<br /...
Steps for Control<br />Pause and breathe<br />Consider the circumstances<br />Evaluate the options<br />Behave professiona...
Professional Image<br />“You never get a second chance to make a positive first impression.”<br />To facilitate learning, ...
Image and Grooming<br />Basic personal hygiene<br />Clean clothing in good repair<br />Clean shoes in good repair<br />Cle...
Courtesy, Compassion,Consistency<br />Courtesy<br />good manners<br />be on time for work<br />start class on time<br />ke...
Compassion<br />a sympathetic consciousness of your students’ distress<br />a desire to help alleviate that distress<br />...
Consistency<br />fairly apply rules and standards<br />don’t enforce today and ignore tomorrow<br />be just<br />look for ...
Desire and Motivation<br />Desire:  the ingredient that makes the difference between an average educator and a master educ...
Motive<br />A need or desire that causes a person to take action.<br />Webster’s<br />The amount of success we achieve as ...
Motivation Is Internal!<br />We create motivational circumstances<br />Students make an internal decision<br />
More on Motivation<br />It’s like a car engine<br />The two most powerful emotions that influence our behavior:<br />DESIR...
Listen to motivational tapes; read inspirational books<br />Eliminate “I can’t”from your vocabulary<br />Change “I wish” t...
Energy and Enthusiasm<br />What?<br />“Lively; absorbing interest or involvement; a strong warmth or feeling; keen interes...
Enthusiasm Builders<br />Wake up singing<br />Smile, smile, smile<br />Be a “first timer”<br />Apply the “pretend principl...
Practice proper posture<br />Have personal pep rallies<br />Attach yourself to a purpose<br />Enthusiasm Builders (cont’d)...
Seize the spirit of adventure<br />Expand your mind through learning<br />Think enthusiasm<br />Enthusiasm Builders (cont’...
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Chapter 01 volume 1 master educator

  1. 1. Student Instructor ProgramPresented byCarol Woodard<br />
  2. 2. Basic Teaching Skills for Career Education Instructors<br />Chapter 1<br />The Career Education Instructor<br />
  3. 3. “There are millions of birds in the sky; of these, very few are eagles.”<br />- Unknown<br />
  4. 4. Master Educators Must:<br />Facilitate learning for students<br />Invent, adapt, and create new techniques and procedures to meet the changing demands of learners<br />Be a motivator, coach, mentor, friend, disciplinarian, peacemaker, negotiator, arbitrator, nurturer and entertainer<br />
  5. 5. Loyalty<br />Acceptance of advice from colleagues<br />Constant pursuit of knowledge<br />Effective time management and organized work methods<br />Authority, order, self-confidence<br />Ethics and character<br />The Profile of a Master Educator<br />
  6. 6. Dependability and flexibility<br />Cooperation and teamwork<br />Initiative and ability to work independently<br />Patience and self-control<br />Professional image<br />Courtesy, compassion and consistency<br />The Profile of a Master Educator (cont’d)<br />
  7. 7. Desire and motivation<br />Enthusiasm and energy<br />Imagination and pleasure<br />Effective communication and<br /> general skills<br />Winning personality and positive attitude<br />The Profile of a Master Educator (cont’d)<br />
  8. 8. Loyalty<br />What? <br />Faithfulness; steady in allegiance; reliable; thorough in the performance of duty; trustworthy<br />Why? <br />The predominant goal or purpose of the institution cannot possibly be met if every person on the team is not working faithfully to accomplish it<br />
  9. 9. Acceptance of Colleague Advice<br />“When a collection of brilliant minds, hearts, and talents come together… expect a masterpiece!”<br />Unknown<br />Be receptive to, and guided by, competent counsel from colleagues<br />
  10. 10. Constant Pursuit of Knowledge<br />Learning is lifelong<br />Our goal:<br />To become subject-matter experts<br />Join professional organizations<br />
  11. 11. What about Time….<br />“Time marches on.” <br />“Time flies.”<br />“Take some time.”<br />“Time heals all wounds.”<br />“I have no time for this.”<br />“Where did the time go?”<br />“Time is money.”<br />
  12. 12. Effective Time Management<br />Time: One of our most valuable resources!<br />What is it? <br /> “A continuum that is measured in terms of events that succeed one another from the past through the present to the future.”<br />Webster’s Dictionary<br />Time Management = Event Control<br />
  13. 13. Key Concepts of Time Management<br />Set Goals<br />Establish Objectives<br />Identify Priorities<br />Analyze Time Use<br />
  14. 14. Analyze Time Use<br />Did I accomplish what I hoped to?<br />Did I spend the appropriate amount of time on the most important tasks?<br />Which tasks or projects took my time but contributed to nothing important?<br />What could I have delegated?<br />Did I spend valuable time on unimportant work?<br />When was the longest period of uninterrupted time?<br />How many times was I interrupted? Were they necessary?<br />How much time was spent on time wasters?<br />
  15. 15. Time Wasters<br />Red tape Clutter Unclear goals<br />No authority Conflicting priorities Equipment failure<br />Socializing Waiting for answers Interruptions<br />No procedures No motivation Poor attitude<br />Shifting priorities No self-discipline Unreal timelines <br />Mistakes - own Unwanted mail Low morale<br />Mistakes - others Poor communication Too many details<br />Indecision Not listening Procrastination <br />Meetings <br />
  16. 16. Internal vs. External<br />Interruptions<br />Waiting<br />Procrastination<br />
  17. 17. “Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today!”<br />
  18. 18. P’s and Q’s of Event Control<br /><ul><li>Questions
  19. 19. Quality
  20. 20. Quantity
  21. 21. Quirks
  22. 22. Quiet time
  23. 23. Quit</li></ul>Plan<br />Prioritize<br />Peak time<br />Procrastination<br />Practice<br />Perfection<br />
  24. 24. Authority, Order, Self-Confidence<br />Authority: a) a person cited or appealed to as an expert, and b) the power to influence or command thought, opinion or behavior<br />Self-esteem: the feeling we have about our own value or self-worth<br />Self-confidence: the confidence we have in ourselves, our powers and our abilities<br />
  25. 25. Self-Confidence Builders<br />Like and accept yourself unconditionally<br />Be clear about your own values<br />Be true to yourself<br />Never compromise your integrity<br />
  26. 26. Having authority requires:<br />Establishing a formal distance between self and learners<br />Being friendly, supportive, nurturing, but not fraternizing<br />
  27. 27. Enjoy your uniqueness<br />Practice self-control<br />Work step-by-step toward desired goals<br />Self-Confidence Builders (cont’d)<br />
  28. 28. Dependability<br />To be considered in the top 20% of your profession, you must:<br />Show up<br />On time<br />Ready to work, and<br />Work<br />
  29. 29. Flexibility<br />What?<br />Susceptible to modification or change; adaptable; willing to yield.<br />Webster’s<br />Why?<br />Schools are looking for educators who are willing to adapt to new, different, or changing requirements<br />
  30. 30. Become a Change Master...<br />Rather than a change resister!<br />Go the extra mile<br />Don’t fall into the “it’s not my job” pit<br />
  31. 31. What is a Team?<br />A group of interdependent individuals who have complementary skills and are committed to a shared, meaningful purpose and specific goals.<br />
  32. 32. Stumbling Blocks vs. Stair Steps<br /><ul><li>Empathy
  33. 33. Honesty/Integrity
  34. 34. Reliability
  35. 35. Goodwill/Positive attitude
  36. 36. Trust/Openness
  37. 37. Willingness/Energy
  38. 38. Neatness/Order
  39. 39. Adaptability
  40. 40. Cheerfulness
  41. 41. Open communication
  42. 42. Courtesy</li></ul>Selfishness<br />Dishonesty<br />Unreliability<br />Hostility<br />Suspicion/Interference<br />Laziness<br />Untidiness<br />Controversy<br />Trouble making<br />Poor communications<br />Rudeness<br />
  43. 43. Initiative<br />Work independently with little close supervision<br />Initiate actions for problem solving without supervisory intervention<br />Maintain steady performance under varying work pressures<br />Be a “self-starter”<br />
  44. 44. Steps to Independent Action<br />Study position description<br />Read school’s operating procedures<br />Learn rules of oversight agencies<br />Be willing to take risks<br />Follow the steps for building self-confidence<br />
  45. 45. Patience and Self-Control<br />Turn challenges into opportunities<br />Be honest and straightforward<br />Be a leader<br />Plan and be prepared<br />Follow steps for control<br />
  46. 46. Steps for Control<br />Pause and breathe<br />Consider the circumstances<br />Evaluate the options<br />Behave professionally<br />Listen to the student<br />Apply the best approach<br />
  47. 47. Professional Image<br />“You never get a second chance to make a positive first impression.”<br />To facilitate learning, we must communicate with learners <br />Research indicates that communication occurs:<br />7% verbally <br />38% vocally<br />55%visually<br />
  48. 48. Image and Grooming<br />Basic personal hygiene<br />Clean clothing in good repair<br />Clean shoes in good repair<br />Clean, appropriately styled hair<br />Well-manicured hands and nails<br />Appropriate makeup/facial hair<br />Appropriate jewelry<br />Proper posture<br />
  49. 49. Courtesy, Compassion,Consistency<br />Courtesy<br />good manners<br />be on time for work<br />start class on time<br />keep appointments<br />
  50. 50. Compassion<br />a sympathetic consciousness of your students’ distress<br />a desire to help alleviate that distress<br />put yourself in student’s place<br />understand what has caused student actions or behavior<br />convey approval; correct with care<br />Courtesy, Compassion,Consistency (cont’d)<br />
  51. 51. Consistency<br />fairly apply rules and standards<br />don’t enforce today and ignore tomorrow<br />be just<br />look for the best in every student<br />Courtesy, Compassion,Consistency (cont’d)<br />
  52. 52. Desire and Motivation<br />Desire: the ingredient that makes the difference between an average educator and a master educator<br />It creates Maslow’s theory of unconscious incompetence…we don’t know that we don’t know…like the bumble bee!<br />It is the foundation of all self-motivation<br />
  53. 53. Motive<br />A need or desire that causes a person to take action.<br />Webster’s<br />The amount of success we achieve as educators will greatly depend on the degree of our self-motivation and the direction taken as a result of that motivation<br />
  54. 54. Motivation Is Internal!<br />We create motivational circumstances<br />Students make an internal decision<br />
  55. 55. More on Motivation<br />It’s like a car engine<br />The two most powerful emotions that influence our behavior:<br />DESIRE<br />FEAR<br />To be effective and active, it must focus on a specific need, goal, or aim<br />
  56. 56. Listen to motivational tapes; read inspirational books<br />Eliminate “I can’t”from your vocabulary<br />Change “I wish” to “I will”<br />Identify your major life goals or desires<br />Actions for Self-Motivation (cont’d)<br />
  57. 57. Energy and Enthusiasm<br />What?<br />“Lively; absorbing interest or involvement; a strong warmth or feeling; keen interest; fervor; inspiration.”<br />Webster’s<br />Why?<br />It is the inner fire that, combined with desire, can set us apart from those with far superior abilities!<br />
  58. 58. Enthusiasm Builders<br />Wake up singing<br />Smile, smile, smile<br />Be a “first timer”<br />Apply the “pretend principle”<br />
  59. 59. Practice proper posture<br />Have personal pep rallies<br />Attach yourself to a purpose<br />Enthusiasm Builders (cont’d)<br />
  60. 60. Seize the spirit of adventure<br />Expand your mind through learning<br />Think enthusiasm<br />Enthusiasm Builders (cont’d)<br />
  61. 61. Imagination …Pleasure<br />What?<br />“The ability to form mental images of things never experienced; creativity or resourcefulness.”<br />Webster’s<br />Why?<br />Educators who are resourceful, creative, and have active minds are successful and in great demand<br />
  62. 62. “Learning is directly proportional to the amount of fun you have.”<br />- Bob Pike<br />
  63. 63. Generational/Communication Skills<br />“A barrier to communication is something that keeps meanings from meeting. Meaning barriers exist between all people, making communication much more difficult than most people seem to realize.”<br />Theologian Ruel Howe<br />
  64. 64. Master Educators Are Unique Because:<br />They must speak before groups of learners every day<br />They are different from other professionals such as:<br />Courtroom attorneys<br />Doctors<br />Clergy<br />
  65. 65. Learner Diversity<br />Age<br />Ethnicity<br />Religion<br />Underachievers<br />No personal discipline<br />Little respect for rules<br />Dysfunctional families<br />Aggressive, high achievers, etc.<br />
  66. 66. Winning Personality andPositive Attitude<br />Educators must develop a personality that fosters learning and genuine human relationships<br />
  67. 67. Convey a Positive Attitude<br />Educators must have a passion for the field they teach and compassion for their students<br />
  68. 68. Personality Development<br />Maintain an open mind<br />Build a bank of poise<br />Make the best of what you have<br />Do not hold grudges<br />
  69. 69. Do not live in fear<br />Focus on the future rather than the past<br />Avoid sarcasm at someone else’s expense<br />Personality Development (cont’d)<br />
  70. 70. Practice sharing pleasing remarks<br />Do not insist on having the last word<br />Personality Development (cont’d)<br />
  71. 71. The Law of Attraction<br />Any visual image sets up an energetic force field that attracts the ideas, things, people, and circumstances that are consistent with your visual image<br />If the image is positive, it will bring about positive, desired outcomes; and the opposite is also true, so stay positive<br />
  72. 72. Positive Self-Talk<br />Three Rules<br />State in the personal sense using “I”<br />State in the present tense<br />State with enthusiasm<br />
  73. 73. Negativity can spread like flames in a forest fire; it can destroy a school, harm interpersonal relationships, and cease the growth of creativity among students<br />What a horrible emotion to spread!<br />
  74. 74. “The last great freedom of man is the freedom to choose his own attitude under any given set of circumstances.”<br />- Victor Frankl<br />
  75. 75. Congratulations!You have just completed one unit of study in your Instructor Training Program.<br />

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