What is a 21st century teacher?

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If we want to gain respect as a profession, then we must embrace a 21st century model of constant growth and improvement.


Be a reflective practitioner.


This is probably one of the most important areas, as we as a profession have in many ways not changed in 100 years. Tools in our classrooms have changed, but the pedagogy and practice have not. A 21st-century teacher is able to look at his or her practices and adapt and change based on the needs of learners. Too many teachers are teaching as they did when they started their careers 10, 20 or 30 years ago. What we know about student learning and motivation has changed; so, too, must the art of teaching.


===> Stagnation is the death of any teacher. <===


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2 thoughts on “What is a 21st century teacher?

  1. Andi Arsana says:

    Agree! It is like a teacher who finished his/her degree in the 70s and continues to teach with the same approach even when he/she teaches students born in 1995 🙂

    1. Made Hery Santosa says:

      Yep Bli, We have to be very dynamic 🙂 I guess the key here is being a reflective practitioner when dealing with rapid development in the 21st century.

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