Teaching Interview Questions:
1- What are your three most important reasons for wanting to be a teacher?
1- To help young people learn how to be good citizens.
2- To share the knowledge I have gained and challenge myself to deeper learning
3- To be part of a learning community where I can contribute meaningfully to the growth of our common goals.
2- How much do you want to know about your students in order to be most helpful to them?
As the year progresses, so does my understanding of who my students are and also my awareness of their distinct learning needs. I want to get to know them as individuals, part of a community.
3- What three things do you want to know about your students?
1- language acquisition needs
2- learning styles
3- past experience with subject matter..
it is also nice to know about their extracurricular activities, hobbies, etc.
4- What do you need to know in order to begin your lesson planning for a class?
The objective or standard to be addressed, the specific topic of the lesson, and the ability of the students to achieve the objective.
5- What four components do you believe you must include in your plan?
Appropriate standard, pacing of lesson, into/through/beyond factors, and prior knowledge of students.
6- When you think about your students, in what major ways do you most want to influence their lives?
I hope they will develop a love for learning and develop into kinder, more thoughtful people.
7- What two core teaching strategies do you most use to achieve this result?
Socratic dialogue/discussion and reflective writing exercises.