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The difference between an effective teacher and an efficient teacher is that efficient educators gets things done. Efficient teachers are great at keeping up with the time in the class. They are good at delivering instruction at a great pace. After watching the Harry Wong video, Mr. Wong addressed the many aspects that come together in order to make an effective teacher. There are many things that make an effective teacher. For example in the video Harry Wong addressed that an effective teacher assigns seats. Another thing that makes and effective teacher is that effective teachers memorize the names of his/her students as soon as possible or they have a list of the names of the students at hand. Harry Wong also talked about the fact that effective teachers have assignments on the overhead or on the board. But in order for it to be effective, the assignment on the board must be in the same place, so consistency is a key factor. …show more content…
As it mentions in the book, in stage 1, the fantasy stage, teachers usually don’t set expectations or don’t enforce the rules and procedures. Stage 2, the survival stage, is where they don’t have strong instructional skills, and spend most of their time keeping students busy. Stage 3, the mastery stage, is where the teacher knows what is important for the student to reach success. Stage 4, the impact stage, is where teachers make an impact on the lives of their students.
As it demonstrated in the Harry Wong video, there are three characteristics of an effective teacher. The three stages were shown during the beginning of the video and the first one is that the teacher is a good classroom manager, two the teacher designs lessons to reach mastery, and lastly the teacher has positive expectations that students will be

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