Mark Airon P. Creus1, Jenevie G. Arimbuyutan2 , Racquel D. Comandante3
1Master Teacher II, Luis Y. Ferrer Jr. Senior High School ([email protected])
2Teacher II, Luis Y. Ferrer Jr. Senior High School ([email protected])
3Teacher II, Luis Y. Ferrer Jr. Senior High School ([email protected])
The study seeks to describe the experiences of the teachers of Luis Y. Ferrer Jr. Senior High school in their teaching activities on who for them is a creative teacher based on the different pedagogies and teaching strategies they are using in the classroom. The participants of the study were selected public SHS teachers in Luis Y. Ferrer Jr. Senior High School. The researchers used a qualitative type of study through interview and focus group discussion as a means of gathering of data. Qualitative data was analysed using Lichtman’s 3Cs of Analysis (Coding to Categorizing to Conceptualizing) to generate the emerging themes. Teachers in Luis Y. Ferrer Jr. Senior High School agreed about different definitions of a creative teacher. The five themes are as follows: A Creative Teacher is: Seeker of New Knowledge, Collaborator of Learning, Motivator of Creative Problem-Solving, Giver of Inspiration, and Originator of Excitement. The result of the study serves as a reference or basis for the formulation in-service training and faculty development program for effective teaching and learning process using different creative strategies and methods of teaching.
Keywords: Creative teacher, Language definition, Senior high school, Pedagogies, Teaching strategies