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Mindflex Communication Skills


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Communication Skills for Teachers

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Mindflex Communication Skills

  1. 1. Communication Art of getting Your Message across effectively
  2. 2. <ul><li>We Communicate to </li></ul><ul><li>express emotions </li></ul><ul><li>achieve understanding </li></ul><ul><li>get things done </li></ul><ul><li>share information </li></ul><ul><li>reach decisions </li></ul><ul><li>develop relationships </li></ul>
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  4. 4. Crossed Communication
  5. 5. You sound upset. Is it because tea is late? Two Way Communication
  6. 6. <ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul></ul>Communication Skills Spoken Word Written Word Visual Images Body Language
  7. 7. <ul><li>communication is… </li></ul>Communication Skills body language 55% words 7% style 38%
  8. 8. Addressing three type of Learners <ul><li>Auditory </li></ul><ul><li>Visual </li></ul><ul><li>Tactile/ Kinesthetic </li></ul>Communication Skills
  9. 9. Auditory Learners prefer: <ul><li>lectures and class discussions </li></ul><ul><li>listening to audio tapes </li></ul><ul><li>reading aloud or talking things out </li></ul>Communication Skills
  10. 10. Visual Learners prefer: <ul><li>blackboards, handouts, </li></ul><ul><li>Visual pictures </li></ul><ul><li>use of overhead projector </li></ul><ul><li>detailed notes in class </li></ul><ul><li>textbooks </li></ul>Communication Skills
  11. 11. Kinesthetic Learners prefer: <ul><li>to have the actual object in their hands </li></ul><ul><li>to move about and handle things </li></ul><ul><li>classes that include a lab component </li></ul><ul><li>Activities and learning games </li></ul>Communication Skills
  12. 12. Experiential Learning <ul><li>Experiential learning is also referred to to as experiential teaching or training. </li></ul><ul><li>learning and development are achieved through personally determined experience and involvement , rather than on received teaching or training. </li></ul>Communication Skills
  13. 13. Communication Skills Conventional Training Experiential Learning training-centred/focused - theoretical learner-centred/focused - really doing it prescribed fixed design and content flexible open possibilities for external needs (organisation, exams, etc) for internal growth and discovery transfers/explains knowledge/skills develops knowledge/ skills/emotions via experience
  14. 14. Communication Skills Conventional Training Experiential Learning <ul><li>powerpoint presentations, </li></ul><ul><li>chalk-and-talk classes, </li></ul><ul><li>reading, </li></ul><ul><li>attending lectures, </li></ul><ul><li>exam study, </li></ul><ul><li>observation, </li></ul><ul><li>planning and hypothesising, </li></ul><ul><li>theoretical work, </li></ul><ul><li>unreal role-play. </li></ul><ul><li>learning a physical activity, </li></ul><ul><li>games and exercises, </li></ul><ul><li>drama and role-play which becomes real, </li></ul><ul><li>actually doing the job or task, </li></ul><ul><li>'outward bound' activities, </li></ul><ul><li>teaching others, </li></ul><ul><li>hobbies, </li></ul><ul><li>pastimes, </li></ul><ul><li>passions. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>What Makes a Good Teacher? </li></ul>Communication Skills
  16. 16. Knowing the Subject Matter <ul><li>Good teachers know subject matter well and are prepared with a variety of examples that bring lessons to life. </li></ul>Communication Skills
  17. 17. Components of Good Teaching <ul><li>Subject Knowledge & Teaching Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Thinking & Problem-Solving Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge of Students & their Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching & Communication Skills </li></ul>Communication Skills
  18. 18. Mastering Teaching Skills <ul><li>Managing the Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Assessing Prior Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Motivating Students </li></ul><ul><li>Accounting for Learner Characteristics </li></ul>Communication Skills
  19. 19. Mastering Teaching Skills <ul><li>Assessing Learning Outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Reviewing Information </li></ul><ul><li>Communicating Ideas Effectively </li></ul>Communication Skills
  20. 20. Art of Teaching <ul><li>“ An outstanding teacher does nothing that any other teacher cannot also do—it is just a question of knowing the principles of effective teaching and how to apply them.” </li></ul><ul><li> Slavin 2003 </li></ul>Communication Skills
  21. 21. The Intentional Teacher <ul><li>“ Intentional teachers are those who are constantly thinking about the outcomes they want for their students and about how each decision they make moves children toward those outcomes.” </li></ul>Communication Skills
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