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|The teacher who is an
communicator is able to communicate with students, parents, colleagues,
administrators, and community members using a variety of formats and
media. He or she uses correct standard grammar and spelling to
convey clear information to various recipients in a way that is
appropriate to the audience. The effective communicator is
professional in their written and spoken communications, and does not
engage in hear-say or betray confidential information about students,
their families, or other professionals. He or she is able to
collaborate with other teachers, instructional aides,
administrators and parents, and knows how to access resources.
The teacher is able to use media and communication technologies to
support their teaching. He or she is able to effectively use
questioning and reflective listening to engage their students in higher
level and critical thinking about the content matter. I
believe that EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATOR is most closely related to REFLECTIVE PRACTITIONER, STUDENT ENABLER, and LEADER & PROFESSIONAL.
|UAH Goal #6: A
competent teacher candidate is an EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATOR.
" The teacher candidate evidences effective communication skills by:
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