The 5 principles of highly effective teachers: Pierre Pirard at TEDxGhent
https://youtu.be/_jdTtnWMLVM 25 Sep 2013
What is being discussed in the video? Explain your answer!
The video discussed teachers should have strong leadership and apply the four 'principles' of leadership and teaching, Believe in your students and let them know you believe in them, Set important goals for the student, Plan purposefully how to achieve the important goals, and Invest in your student: Ensure the student stays on target.
What is the speaker’s main purpose? Explain your answer!
The speaker's main purpose is to inform the audience of four basic simple principles of teachers.
How trustworthy is this video? Who is the speaker? What is the source? Do you think the source and the speaker are trustworthy?
This video is reliable because this video is from TEDx Talks one of Youtube channels. Besides that, the speaker, Pierre Pirard, is a CEO before he decided to become a teacher. He believes that students are the future of our society and that we should care for their education, no matter what their socio-cultural and economical background is. Therefore, In my opinion, this video is trustworthy enough.
What the speaker’s attitude or tone towards the subject? Does he/she seem to agree or disagree with it? Explain your answer.
The speaker's tone is positive and he agreed about the topic. He tried to convince the audience to apply four basic simple principles for teachers. The explanation of each point was clear and there was no statement that opposed the topic.
Does the speaker put forward valid or strong arguments? How does he/she support the key points? Explain your answer.
Yes, the speaker always gave his arguments followed by his experience. When he mentioned the 4 basic simple principles, he supported the key point with his own experience.
Explain how this video will help contribute to your larger group project!
This video can be our provision when we become a teacher. Believe in your students and let them know you believe in them that they can achieve a great result. Set important goals for the student that the goal that you have given to your student becomes the everyday priority of the student. Plan purposefully how to achieve the important goals. Invest in your student: Ensure the student stays on target.