Sunday, January 29, 2017

Teachers Workshop. Checked.

*The 21st Century Teacher*
Majekodunmi Segun


The 21st Century Teacher, this was the theme of a seminar organized by a non profit organization "Street to School Initiative".



The speaker *Mr Oloyede Fagbemi* who gave the nitty gritty of what a today teacher should do; He said in his lecture that a teacher must *Be Visionary, Collaborative, Be a Risk Taker, Always Learn, Communicating, and so also Modelling Behaviour*.

The speaker who said in his words that he his a great advocated of the use of the rod of correction in schools 
"Creativity and Innovation helps to propel a teacher's vision" this where one of his words on being visionary 
He urged the teachers to be a risk taker "You must be willing to take calculated risks and some times surrender yourself to the students' knowledge" he said.

The seminar was experience filled as teachers shares their experience on different type of students they have.
On Modeling Behavior he opined that "There is an expectation that teachers will teach values, so we model the behaviors that we expect from our students" He said in conclusion that a teacher that doesn't change with the times, will get changed to obsolescence with time. We must stay relevant to our students".