Here is the question that has been on my mind lately:
Do you have to be organized in order to be an “effective” or “good teacher” ?
I know teachers who are highly unorganized, and their life seems like chaos, looks like chaos and the classroom management is horrible. It make some think this teacher would be a whole lot more effective if they were more organized would I want my own children to have this teacher? Sadly, no…. However, this teacher is the sweetest, funniest person and really cares about the kids. I just wonder if that is enough.
My own opinion to the question above…. is Yes. You do need to be organized on some level to be a good teacher. A little disorganization is just fine, aren’t we all that way? When your organization skills start to impact your teaching, I think it does become a necessary skill in order to do our jobs. We get paid to teach kids and manage a lot- Organization helps do what we are expected to do, and helps us do it well.
What do you think?