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Do teachers not like shy students?
Most teachers know that shy students are like anyone else in their class: we want to reach them and hope that they have a good class experience. I have never known a teacher to dislike a shy student, if that is what you are asking.
Is being quiet in class good?
If one wants to gain the most out of the class, they need to create this balance and healthily engage in both. It’s important, even necessary, to know when to listen and when to speak up. Too much of listening and keeping quiet isn’t good. Neither is too much of speaking.
How do I tell my students to be quiet?
15 creative & respectful ways to quiet a class
- Sing a song. For the youngest students, use finger plays like the Itsy Bitsy Spider and Open, Shut Them.
- Play a song.
- Use a special sound.
- Clap out a rhythm.
- Get kids moving.
- Do a countdown.
- Try a hand signal.
- Use sign language.
Do teachers appreciate shy students for being quiet?
There may be teachers who appreciate shy students for their quietness, but in my case, my teacher not only didn’t understand the simple reason I was avoiding the other kids, but she felt the need to criticize me for it. That criticism not only hurt, but it made something that was a temporary fear sound like a more serious character flaw.
Is it bad to learn quietly in school?
In subjects like math, science, computer programming, etc., learning quietly is fine, although teachers still have to keep an eye out for students who may be falling behind because they’re afraid to ask questions, and give them a little extra encouragement. But in some other subjects, participation becomes very important.
Why is it so hard to teach shy students?
The difficulty is, it’s tough to tell the “shy” students apart from the ones who simply don’t do the work and/or don’t care about the course. And, no offense, but keep in mind that you make the teacher’s job 100x more difficult and frustrating if you’re not participating.
What are the qualities of a good teacher?
Teachers have to develop their levels of communication and articulation. Get them to articulate their thoughts, ideas and opinions. Personally, as an educationalist for over 30 years, schools and universities, I prefer a student who is more assertive, questioning, visibly engaged and who contributes willingly to class di