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What Makes A Good Teacher?

A question that has become very familiar around the education department is about what makes a good teacher. There are many excellent teachers around today but there are also those that make a bad name for teachers. There are a lot of opinions about what makes a teacher a good one. There are also those comments about what makes a teacher a bad one. There are those people in America that believe that teachers should possess different characteristics than others. All teachers have their own strategies about how a teacher should teach. They all have their own ways about how to create a better environment for students to better learn in. A lot of time has been spent thinking about the art of teaching as a result of the ever-changing context of the profession. There are many factors that play a role in how people perceive the subject of what makes a good teacher. For instance, the sizes of the classroom or students differ from school to school. A lot of different opinions come from different schools as a result of this. In different schools with different students there are differences in styles, personalities, goals, and different interactions. Teachers have to play different roles to meet the different needs of students. All of these factors play a huge role in how people perceive a teacher. What really makes a teacher a good one? Many people expect their traditional “good teacher” to have a sense of purpose, expectations of success for all students and be willing to adapt and change to meet all of their student’s needs. For teachers to have a sense of purpose they must meet the expectations of the students and to prepare them for their future beyond the classroom. The teacher’s purpose is to teach and for the students it is to learn. For the students to learn then the teacher must teach which is indeed their purpose as a good teacher. Teachers will not always be able to guarantee success to every single studen...

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