Education Matters Group – Tip of the Week 2020/21 – Consistency Matters
Successful teachers are consistent.
Consistency is not to be confused with “stuck.” Consistency means that you do what you say you will do, you don’t change your rules based on your mood, and your students can rely on you when they are in need. Teachers who are stuck in their outdated methods may boast consistency, when in fact it is cleverly-masked stubbornness. Consistent approaches mean that the boundaries and expectations are clear for students. With this routine they respond with confidence rather than second guessing what expectations a teacher has for behaviour and learning.
Read below for our tip of the week on how “Consistency Matters” –