Every time a surgeon performs a lifesaving operation…
Every time a concert pianist lights up Carnegie Hall…
Every time a kid offers a hand when their classmate falls during recess…
You better believe a teacher influenced that person by instilling practical, academic, and social–emotional intelligences. Throughout history, teachers have propelled our society forward. No question about that. The question is: Which teacher from history reflects your style in the classroom? Take this quiz to find out.
Pick one trait you want your students to gain from your teaching.
Which of these best describes your teaching philosophy?
What subject do you teach?
Pick one book.
If you could change one thing about public education, it would be…
Choose one fictional character.
What does this result mean for you? It means that you’re a teacher who never stops learning, even though it’s a means to an end. After all, your main goal is for your students to benefit from all the academic goodies stewing in your brain.
What does this result mean for you? It means that you see students as individuals who have unique strengths and weaknesses. You believe in the power of a customized education that promises a transformational learning experience for every child. It’s difficult at times, and you may need help from IEP resources, but you’ll never stop striving to make full inclusiveness a reality.
What does this result mean for you? It means that you realize the importance of creating massive transitions in the classroom. Specifically, you see an issue and you make the adjustments necessary for everyone to receive the quality education they deserve. Sometimes, those changes are subtle. But other times, the improvements require massive reengineering. Whatever the case may be, thank you for everything.
What does this result mean for you? It means that your environment has little influence on your accomplishments. Are you impacted by negativity? Sure, what teacher isn’t? But somehow you manage to rise above the ruckus. You do this less for your own health and well-being and more for your students’ ongoing social, academic, and emotional growth.
What does this result mean for you? It means you focus on the wonder of learning, leveraging the power of the imagination across all disciplines. And this schtick doesn’t only cater to elementary kids. High schoolers must also leverage innovation to solve problems and develop greater critical thinking. After all, what’s intelligence without creativity?