Tip #297: Lifelong Learning Deterred by Burnt Out Teachers

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When seasoned teachers literally give up teaching and give in to chaos in the classroom, no learning takes place. Here is the audit of a long term high school teacher whose classes are detrimental to the students who really want to learn.

Seasoned Teacher Who Is Burnt Out

1. Does the teacher know how to write an effective lesson plan? No

A review of the one page lesson plan that Mr. H provided during the feedback session indicates that he has a very rudimentary concept of how to write a lesson plan. The lesson plan was also focused on what the teacher would do rather than the students.

2. Does the lesson result in specific, observable and measurable learning? No… Read the rest