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Teaching Style Classification

 

 

 

Student-Centered

Teacher-Centered

Effective

1 TEACHER

·        Facilitator

  • Relationship-driven
  • Goal = self-directed students
  • Motivation = internal/ build sense of self-efficacy
  • Clear boundaries
  • Build students’ collective responsibility
  • Answers “why we are dong this”
  • Long-term goals (the management may be messy at first, but auto-pilot by end)
  • Our class

2 TEACHER

·        Orchestrator

  • Structure-driven
  • Goal = on task behavior
  • Motivation = external/ positive reinforcement
  • Clear consequences
  • Build students’ collective efficiency
  • Answers “what is expected”

 

  • Short-term goals (the management should be in good shape by the second week)
  • My Class

 

Ineffective

3 TEACHER

·        Enabler

  • Reaction-driven
  • Goal = keep students happy

 

  • Motivation = student interests
  • Unclear boundaries
  • Students - increasingly self-centered
  • Chaotic energy
  • Goals are vague (management problems happen early and are still happening by end of the term)
  • The students

4 TEACHER

·        Dominator

  • Obedience-driven
  • Goal = let students know who is boss
  • Motivation = to avoid punishment
  • Arbitrary punishments
  • Students – increasingly immune to coercion
  • Negative energy
  • Goals is to break students will (students respond out of fear, but slowly increase hostility and rebellion)
  • Those students

 

 

 

 

 

Highly functional
and productive