Today is World Teachers’ Day! Can you remember your first teacher?
Here is some vocabulary about a teacher’s responsibilities, would you add anything else?
Mark (exams or homework) = corregir (exámenes o deberes)
Teachers often spend hours marking homework.
Lesson planning = planificación de clases/contenido
Lesson planning is important to make the most of class time.
Parents’ meetings = tutorías con padres
Each term the school has parents’ meetings to talk about the students’ progress.
Give lessons = dar clases
My uncle is giving me piano lessons.
Evaluate students = evaluar a los alumnos
It’s important to evaluate students on their class work and not just exams.
Be a role model = ser un ejemplo a seguir
Children look to teachers as role models.
Nurture = educar / cultivar
How can teachers nurture independent thinking?
Encourage = animar/alentar
My first teacher always encouraged me to try new things.