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Teaching As Profession

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April 1, 2009
JFK Career Day

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Teaching As Profession

  1. 1. TEACHING AS A PROFESSION Melda N. Yildiz, Ed.D. Secondary and Middle School Education College of Education William Paterson University [email_address] WEBLOG http://wpunj.blogspot.com/ JFK Elementary School, Paterson, NJ April 1, 2009
  2. 3. EXPANSION OF THE LEARNING SPACES <ul><li>School/ Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Lab </li></ul><ul><li>Library </li></ul><ul><li>Museums/ Zoos/ Aquariums </li></ul><ul><li>Hallways/ Informal meeting areas </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Learning Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Internet- Cyber café </li></ul><ul><li>Media (Books, Videos, TV) </li></ul><ul><li>Dinning Halls </li></ul><ul><li>Athletic Fields/ Playground </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-use spaces </li></ul><ul><li>Project rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Field Trips/ Outdoors </li></ul><ul><li>My Room </li></ul><ul><li>WHERE DO YOU LEARN? </li></ul>
  3. 5. <ul><li>School Room in Wagner, Oklahoma, circa 1920. </li></ul>
  4. 6. NINE DOTS AND FOUR LINES THE PROBLEM: WITHOUT TAKING YOUR PEN OFF THE PAPER, DRAW FOUR STRAIGHT LINES SUCH THAT ALL NINE DOTS ARE INTERSECTED.
  5. 7. <ul><li>Remember to THINK outside of the BOX </li></ul><ul><li>To solve this problem, think outside of the dots. </li></ul>
  6. 15. <ul><li>The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>William A. Ward </li></ul></ul>
  7. 16. WHY DO YOU WANT TO BE A TEACHER? <ul><li>10 Reasons to Become a Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Big Bucks! </li></ul><ul><li>Know all the answers on the test. </li></ul><ul><li>Never a stressful moment. </li></ul><ul><li>Practice pedagogy without fear of arrest </li></ul><ul><li>Free apples! </li></ul><ul><li>Massive funding for classroom supplies. </li></ul><ul><li>Joyfully implement wise policies of marvelous administrators, earning thanks of a grateful nation. </li></ul><ul><li>Discipline tomorrows U.S. leaders today. </li></ul><ul><li>Spend leisurely summer in intensive therapy attempting to recover strength for new term. </li></ul><ul><li>Might have to work for a living otherwise. </li></ul>
  8. 18. TEACHER ’ S ROLE <ul><li>Education must begin with the solution of the teacher-student contradiction, by reconciling the poles of the contradiction so that both are simultaneously teachers and students. </li></ul><ul><li>Paulo Freire </li></ul>
  9. 25. <ul><li>http://www.rootsweb.com/~sdbrule/contract.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.rootsweb.com/~wishawan/powell.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://instruct.uwo.ca/edu/500-001/french/contrac2.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.schenectadyhistory.org/education/teachercontracts.html </li></ul>
  10. 26. TEACHER’S ROLE <ul><li>Education must begin with the solution of the teacher-student contradiction, by reconciling the poles of the contradiction so that both are simultaneously teachers and students. </li></ul><ul><li>Paulo Freire </li></ul>
  11. 27. MULTIPLE IDENTITIES
  12. 28. E-IDENTITIES <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Skype: MeldaYildiz </li></ul><ul><li>MSN [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Second Life: Melda Torok </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook: Melda Yildiz </li></ul><ul><li>Digg: http://digg.com/users/mnyildiz </li></ul><ul><li>NING: http://mnyildiz.ning.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>WIKI: http://mny.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: http://twitter.com/myildiz </li></ul>

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