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  1. Hi there My name is John Heffernan. I am from County Mayo in the Rep of Ireland. I am currently working as Course Administrator of Graduate Diploma in Primary Education course with Hibernia College, which is an online College based in Dublin. Prior to this I was a secondary school teacher for 2 years, teaching Junior Cert (12-14 years old) history. I also am a part time Demostrator in ICT to Higher Diploma in Education (Irish equivilant to PGCE) University College Dublin. Prior to changing careers, I worked in IT for 4 years. I am currently studying for a M.Sc in IT in Education in Trinity College Dublin. www.cs.tcd.ie/crite The only educational website I have created is www.teachnet.ie/jheffernan/escape
  2. Came across this on this website http://www.gillmacmillan.ie/ECom/Library3....c7?OpenDocument Students' perceptions of 'good' teachers 'Good' teachers Get angry sometimes, when there is a reason Listen to all sides Stick to the rules Treat all the children fairly Say sorry when they have done something wrong Give interesting lessons Always have things for the pupils to do Always mark classwork and homework Ask the children what they think Are on time for lessons Stop children behaving badly Deal with bad behaviour quietly (do not shout) Are the same way every day Try to make children understand Students' perceptions of 'bad' teachers 'Bad' teachers Have favourites Are not ready for lessons Are late to lessons Are rude to children Don't know the children's names Let some children get away with things and not others Shout at children Don't help when the work is too hard Don't like some children Waste time Are too strict Do not listen to children Do not give children a second chance Are friendly out of class but not in class Leave the classroom halfway through a lesson Do not care if children work or not Are moody Do not bother to mark classwork
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