Teaching effectively required that the teacher should position himself or herself to clearly and effectively communicate with his or her learners to help them comprehend the message you are trying to convey to them. Reports have shown that some teachers communicate with their learners using words that are above the level of their students. This article has looked at how teachers can improve their classroom communication.
Improving communication in the classroom.
Endeavor as a teacher to improve your speaking ability or skills. Teachers should ensure that they pronounce words loudly and distinctly to the hearing and understanding of everyone in his or her classroom. The teachers’ tone of expression should be in a manner that is friendly and not insulting. Don’t let your learners have the perception that you are discriminating depending on your choice of words. Also, make sure that you speak with confidence but not in a slang that can scare your students has they will not know what you are talking about.
Let your subject matter should be planned in a logical manner and easy to understand. As a teacher, you need to make sure that what you are to convey to your students is in a sequential manner. Let it flow in a logical and easy-to-understand manner, don’t be creating a vacuum in your learners’ minds by mixing your lesson content together. Let there be a free flow of your lesson delivery from easy to understand to the more complicated part.
As a teacher, there is a need for you to use the appropriate code. For your students to understand you well, your choice of words, concepts, and examples should suit or match the abilities, needs, and possible interests of your learners. This will make your lesson capitative and attract your student’s attention to your teaching.
Make sure technical and difficult materials are explained explicitly. Do not leave a part of your lesson materials unexplained. It always makes them have conflict in their minds due to the limited understanding they have about your lesson. Try to make your lesson plan by explaining every difficult part of your lesson to your students.
Develop sympathetic hearing and give a hearing to your learner questions. Some teachers are there they don’t even have time for their learner’s questions. They looked at their learner’s questions to be unnecessary questions and left them unattended but your learners’ questions can help you evaluate your lesson delivery and improve on it to fasten the understanding of your learners.