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Premium member Presentation Transcript Qualities Of A Good Teacher : 1 Qualities Of A Good Teacher Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself. “ Qualities Of A Good Teacher Qualities Of A Good Teacher Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself.“A good teacher General Specifications: 2 A good teacher General Specifications Caring kind supportive funny Organized creative experienced Talented nice friendly Sociable humorous ready to accept new things Patient fair respectful A good teacher A good teacher1. Knowledge of the subject matter: 3 1. Knowledge of the subject matter You can ’ t teach what you don ’ t know. All teachers need not be experts in their fields, but possessing knowledge is important. Teachers must continue building their understandings of their subjects throughout their careers. Knowledge of the subject matter2. Patience : 4 2. Patience No teacher should be expected to have much patience with individuals whose lack of discipline, immaturity, or indolence interrupts the work of other students. Patience with students who are trying to learn, however, is part and parcel of the teaching profession. Impatience with sincere students is an indication of the teacher ’ s own shortcomings. Patience3. Intellectual curiosity : 5 3. Intellectual curiosity All good teachers are intellectually curious and naturally driven by their interests in keeping abreast of changes in their fields. Intellectual curiosity4. Confidence : 6 4. Confidence Good teachers are confident in their abilities to sense where students are in the learning process and in their students ’ abilities to learn material that is presented in a logical and graduated fashion. Confidence Confidence5. Compassion : 7 5. Compassion Talented teachers are able to work with students with varying levels of maturity and knowledge. A college professor I know once made the following statement about his experience as a teacher: “ Each year teaching is more challenging for me, because I grow a year older and the students stay the same age. The widening age gap forces me to stretch in order to reach them. ” Compassion6. Achievement : 8 6. Achievement Experienced teachers have clear thoughts on what their students should know at the end of the term, and they understand what they must do along the way in order to reach those goals. Achievement Achievement7. Planning : 9 7. Planning Teachers must have plans and stick to them. This goes deeper than rigidly following a course syllabus. Effective teachers sense when students need more time to absorb the material and, within limitations, are willing to give it to them. Planning Planning8. Awareness : 10 8. Awareness Teachers in elementary and secondary schools must have eyes in the backs of their heads. They need to be aware of everything that happens in their classrooms and in adjacent hallways. Teachers who are awake are able to stop nonsense before it starts and keep students on track. Awareness Awareness9. Maturity : 11 9. Maturity In no profession is maturity more important than in teaching. Students experience emotional ups and downs, and insightful teachers are able to sense the changes and respond to them appropriately. Teachers must be pillars, consistently encouraging students to grow as human beings and to develop academically. Maturity Maturity10. Organization : 12 10. Organization One-on-one tutoring is easy compared to leading a classroom of students in a single direction. Teachers must be able to manage students ’ multiple personalities and organize their subject matters so that a maximum number of students benefits from their presentations. Organization Organization11. Mentorship : 13 11. Mentorship Teachers often serve as mentors to their students. The desire to influence students positively is a core motivation of many teachers when they enter the teaching profession. Mentorship Mentorship12. Vision : 14 12. Vision Teaching encompasses far more than passing information from teachers to students. Teachers should be illuminators who provide their students not only with interesting and useful material, but also with visions of where they might end up if they learn well. Vision Vision13. Context : 15 13. Context Every subject has a context, and teachers are responsible for providing it to their students. Since no one learns in a vacuum, teachers must show their students how the information they are learning might be used or might lead to the development of some other useful skill. Context Context14. Mission : 16 14. Mission Perhaps the most important thing teachers communicate to students and to the community is a sense of satisfaction with their choice of teaching as their life mission. Teaching at its highest level is a calling, and good teachers feel it to their cores. Mission Mission15. Enthusiasm : 17 15. Enthusiasm Excellent teachers never lose enthusiasm for their profession. They might become temporarily burdened by administrative hassles or isolated problems, but their underlying engagement with their work is unwavering. Students feel this energy, and teachers who project it are much more successful than those who do not. These are the salient qualities of excellent teachers. If I ’ ve missed something, please feel free to add your thoughts in the comment box below Enthusiasm16. Community involvement : 18 16. Community involvement Maintaining good community relations is part of being a teacher, and teachers ’ contact with parents, administrators, and community leaders enhances their effectiveness in the classroom. Community involvement17-sense of humor : 19 17-sense of humor A good sense of humor is another great tool that helps a teacher to simplify his task. Wit and humor, when applied in the proper manner, can form an important part of a successful teaching program. sense of humor sense of humor18-management skills : 20 18-management skills A good teacher must have good time management skills and always value the importance of time. In fact, wise utilization of time is the hallmark of a good teacher. management skills management skills19- dedication : 21 19- dedication A teacher should be dedicated towards his work. He should not kill his time in the classroom and wait for the school bell to ring. Instead, taking out time and engaging in after-school meetings and activities is what suits him. dedication dedication20-leadership: 22 20-leadership A good teacher should be a good leader and a good friend. He should also be a disciplinarian and the students must look up to him. However, this should not stop him from acting like an ally under certain situations. leadership leadership leadership21-communication: 23 21-communication One of the most important attribute of a good teacher is to be a good communicator. He should be comfortable explaining things and enjoy doing the same. communication communication22-Discipline : 24 22-Discipline A leader is one who leads a team of individuals and looks after more than one area. Thus, a leader has to be disciplined in order to handle all such situations patiently. He should know what to do and plan out an organized approach to accomplish the tasks. Discipline Discipline Discipline23-Democratic : 25 23-Democratic A teacher should not start leading his students in an autocratic style. Enough democracy should be permitted to allow students to think freely and come up with new and innovative ideas. This increases the chances of a team being successful tremendously. 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