Learning is something that we should have as wonderful teachers. We should be learning from every circumstance in our life. Without learning, life is empty!
If we are learning everyday, we can always find that MISSING CONNECTION!
Here are my notes in one of the good sessions I have attended to. Learning from a Millennial himself, I want to pay-it-forward from Mr. Dannes Nestor Serrano of Metrobank Foundation.
How to get the best out of your learners?
SPICE THINGS UP IN YOUR CLASS!
“Hulihin mo yong lasa ng kung ano ang gusto mong lutuin”
… the herbs and spices of teaching.
Go back to the very foundation of why students listen.
REAL TALK: Why are my students not listening to me? Why do some of them don’t feel like going to school — and the worse, why do some of them drop out from school?
It could be that “something is missing”! There should be that FOUNDATION, but there is a MISSING CONNECTION!
Students would never listen to somebody they don’t like
So just what is it that we need to create?
CHALLENGE: Can I UNDO the usual things that I do?
“I am not paid to be loved”… is this one of those lines we’ve once said?
Now, what could be that FOUNDATION?
“tanggap mo ba sila?”
Nobody’s perfect and nobody will – everybody commits mistakes. what you see is what you get
“ganyan sila ngayon, kaya ba natin silang tanggapin?
– thing is, NASABI MO BA SA KANYA?
THEY won’t’ CHANGE BECAUSE YOU HAVEN’T ACCEPTED THEM FIRST
Sometimes we’re becoming “perfectionists”
Seek first to understand than to be understood.
It all starts with acceptance.
Look for the opportunity to tell them that you accept them whoever they are. J
Teach them how to stand up in the class.
If don’t want to be bullied, you bully yourself 😀 😀
Those who are being bullied are only those who do not accept who they are.
Everyone has a value and that value needs acceptance
“mag usap tayo, ano ba tinging mo sa sarili mo?”
”what do you think of yourself?’
Somebody has to tell them that they are understood. – take that opportunity
Their ears will not be open if they don’t feel that they are accepted.
Tell them “I love you” many times.
If we don’t accept them, somebody else would.
BELIEF. BELIEVE IN THEM.
What do you want them to become?
What is your end-goal for your students?
we need to believe in the FAITH of what we HOPE our students to be.
It’s the faith that you believe in that you will become.
“pangatawanan mo na ganon ka kahit hindi pa nangyayari”
yong hindi pa nagyayari pero pinaniniwalaan mo na, nangyayari din!
DECLARE! But let it start with BELIEVING!
Why not ask your students to think of something they can become.
Give them the HOPE of what they can become.
We need to start believing in our student
Believing has a “statement” – tell them about it.
Keep on saying it until they get used to it.
Say to them those ‘POWER WORDS”!
Our PERCEPTIONS have POWER!
List down lahat ng bagay na maganda sa kanila.
CATCH YOUR STUDENTS DOING THE RIGHT THING
“hulihin mo silang gumagawa ng tama”
The nature of man is to always look for something which is not good.
We tend to forget the bigger picture.
We need to forget catching the wrong things.
Look for something good.
Nasa pananaw mo ang interpretasyon na ibibigay mo sa mga nakikita mo.
There is always something bad – but there is always something good
What are the good things that you see in your students?
Catch it, list it down and tell him about it.
Everyone have something good.
Always look for something good.
Too much familiarity should be given Direction.
You may probably hurt them but do not harm them.
When you do your discipline, masakit pero nakapagpapagaling
You can hurt their feelings a little bit but it will make them well.
A child who is accepted can effectively understand why they should receive your discipline — but Make sure you’re first done with the ABC!
Do not belittle the little things that you can say to your students. That little thing will occupy the biggest area in your students’ life.
So, on these notes Dear Teachers, what could be that connection that we rarely dare to recognize?
Please give your reflections a voice! We want to tame these Millenials who direly need YOU to walk through with them in their journey!
Dare now, SAY IT and MAKE YOUR MARK!
Happy Teachers’ Month everyone!
“No significant learning can occur without significant relationship.
You’ve got to build that connection with people.
Our actions are not seen in the way we do things
“All learning is understanding relationships” – Churchil