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What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?
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It is equally important to write out your weaknesses in preparing for this interview. The types of weaknesses you may consider sharing are those that could interfere with your teaching, keeping it light and reflective. Perhaps they have in the past. As you look over your weaknesses, think about examples of how they may have hindered you in your career. What have you done since then to improve yourself? Maybe your self improvement is a daily effort. If you use an example, talk about something that didn't have dire consequences. You could say that when you planned lessons you weren't always good at budgeting time. Sometimes your class went too long and you couldn't cover all the material. Your weakness here being time management. You could say you started rehearsing presenting some of the material to gauge how long it will take while you're teaching.
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What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?
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Using improved technology--learning more about it and using it more in class.
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My greatest weakness is my inability to settle for failure. In a increasingly diverse world, we must be realistic and admit that there will be challenges with students that will not be rectified or turned into success stories. I have had to learn the hard way that is the case, and while I am still working on this, I have discovered that there is a defined boundary that I will need to identify in order to not exhaust myself in an unrectifiable situation.
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My greatest weakness as a teacher is keeping students engaged and excited without veering too far off topic in open classroom discussions or student questions.
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Staying focused on the task at hand and not deviating from it or not finishing it fully. I am sometimes a sporadic thinker losing focus on the main objective which is a weakness of mine I see a new idea and before I fully finish the other I move on to the next sometimes. What I have done to work on this is improve my time management, create an action list of things to accomplish in an order that shows the most pressing things first. This has allowed me to be more on task while also lessening the stress level of the activities I have engaged in.
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Patience learning to use go the last mile with a person to help them improve.
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I forget dates and event but trying to remember by revising.