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Ch 3: Basic Professional Skills for Educators

About This Chapter

This chapter on basic professional skills for educators can boost your knowledge of how to become an effective teacher, field-specific professional organizations in education, and more. The concise video lessons can simplify the process of preparing for an exam.

Basic Professional Skills for Educators - Chapter Summary

The video lessons in this chapter will optimize your knowledge of basic professional skills for educators. You can gain a broader understanding of key concepts related to time management, job stress, and more. After going through the lessons, you should be able to do the following with confidence:

  • Provide examples of effective classroom strategies for learning
  • Discuss what's required to become an effective teacher
  • Give examples of time management for studying
  • Explain the connection between job stress and time management
  • List professional organizations in education that are field-specific

These lessons help you quickly grasp concepts related to basic professional skills for educators. A short self-assessment quiz is available to test your knowledge of each lesson, and the quizzes can be printed to study offline. There are many other convenient features built into our learning platform. For instance, the quizzes link back to specific topics in the video, so if you get a question wrong you can quickly go back and review that topic again.

5 Lessons in Chapter 3: Basic Professional Skills for Educators
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What is Learning? - Understanding Effective Classroom Strategies

1. What is Learning? - Understanding Effective Classroom Strategies

We all learn new things every day, but how is 'learning' defined in educational psychology? This lesson covers the definition of learning, different types of learning, and discusses learning styles.

Becoming an Effective Teacher

2. Becoming an Effective Teacher

Understanding the principles and theories of educational psychology is essential for teachers but simply understanding is not enough. Future teachers must embrace sound educational principles and seek opportunities for growth throughout their careers. This lesson will focus on the qualities of an effective teacher, including pedagogical content knowledge awareness, reflective teaching and action research.

What is Time Management? - Definition, Examples & Studies

3. What is Time Management? - Definition, Examples & Studies

There are more options today than ever before for ways to spend our time - or waste it! Read on to learn why and how we can better manage our most scarce resource.

Time Management & Job Stress

4. Time Management & Job Stress

Time management is something we all deal with as our lives get more hectic. In this lesson, we will address time management and the stress it can put on an individual in the workplace.

Field-Specific Professional Organizations in Education

5. Field-Specific Professional Organizations in Education

Joining a professional education organization can provide educators with all sorts of benefits. But how can a teacher find an association in his or her content area? Watch this lesson for the benefits of field-specific organizations and how to find one.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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