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 Matt Jensen.
Matt has a background in teaching Drama, English & more recently – drone technology! He’s currently working as an education officer – digital technologies with Brisbane Catholic education.
This episode we discuss:
- Using explicit direct instruction teaching pedagogies
- Teaching multiple subject areas in High School
- Essential Skills for Classroom Management
- Debriefing & mentoring
- Adapting to the learning styles of students in each classroom
Here is a link to the essential classroom management skills Matt spoke about:
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!