Why do you teach?
Or for aspiring teachers, why do you want to teach?
The 'Why We Teach' series interviews 8 passionate Australian teachers about why they love their job, and how they overcome some of the pressures of the teaching profession.
Today's episode is a conversation with high school teacher Alex Collins
Alex Collins is currently in his second year teaching high school in Cairns. He teaches a variety of subjects including HPE, Maths, Geography, History & English.
This episode we discuss:
- Remembering why we teach: for the students
- Creating engaging lessons
- Building professional relationships with students
- Teaching multiple subject areas in High School
- Classroom Management
- Tips for reporting/marking
Here is a link to the Bill Rogers classroom management video we spoke about (series of 9 short videos)
This episode of The Teacher's Guide Podcast is perfect for beginner teachers, aspiring teachers, prac teachers, uni students, experienced teachers, primary teachers, high school teachers and more!