Teaching is one of the world’s most challenging occupations. Teachers hold a unique position in our society. Ask yourself whether you have the characteristics of an effective teacher. If you feel that you have the characteristics, consider ways to improve and learn more on how to become an effective teacher.
An effective teacher makes good use of instructional time and inspires students to do well and to know more. Each and every student in the class has to feel comfortable and have the sense of belonging. The classroom has to be conducive to learning and has the proper lighting so that learning easily takes place.
Being an effective teacher has to be able to handle every situation that comes our way. We surely encounter different problems regarding pupil’s attitudes and others. Teacher should be flexible to take control of any situation. Teachers are values-oriented mentor.
Effective teachers tend to have similar characteristics: enthusiastic, creative and positive. You can express these characteristics in different ways, but typically this means that, most time of the day, you truly want to be in classroom and see your pupils learn and excel.
Being organized in the classroom is another key element of an effective teacher. By organizing and planning each day, the teacher surely presented the lesson in effective manner. When the teacher is organizing in the classroom, pupils will observe, imitate and apply it in their daily lives.
As teacher, one must be honest to himself, to the school and to his profession. A teacher must always be truthful in whatever he does or say.
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