10 Qualities of a Good Teacher

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  • 1. Dr. Fr. Davis George Qualities of a Teacher
  • 2. Quality of Teachers The quality of nation depends upon the quality of its citizens. The quality of its citizens depends- not exclusively but in critical measure-upon the quality of their education. The quality of their education depends, more than upon any other single factor, upon the quality of their teacher.” These words of the American Commission on Teacher Education cannot be over- emphasized. As the Ministry of Education document Challenge of Education: A Policy Perspective (1985) has mentioned, “Teacher performance is the most crucial input in the field of education. Whatever policies may be laid down, in the ultimate analysis, these have to be interpreted and implemented by the teachers as much through their personal example as through teaching-learning processes”.
  • 3. 1. Knowledge of your subject with practical application Knowledge is like a garden: if it is not cultivated, it cannot be harvested. ~ African Proverb Facilitate learning Relate the material to the student's lifestyle. The more meaningful material is to a student, the quicker and easier it will be learned.
  • 4. 2. Be a good learner and teach others to learn
  • 5. 3. Communication The second core quality of a good teacher is the ability to communicate their knowledge and expertise to their students. There is a saying, “Give me a fish and I eat for a day, teach me to fish and I eat for a lifetime.“
  • 6. 3.1 Create Interest  A good teacher builds knowledge of the subject, with a clarity and understanding. Best teachers make the class interesting and relevant to the students. Good teachers work hard to make their material relevant. Interest is the mother of the attention .
  • 7. 3.2 Respect Good teachers have a deep-seated concern and respect for the students in the classroom. Treat everyone with the equal respect Avoid partiality and favoritism.
  • 8. 4. Learn Classroom Management. It’s effective discipline It’s being prepared for class It’s motivating your students It’s providing a safe, comfortable learning environment It’s building your students’ self esteem It’s being creative and imaginative in daily lessons
  • 9. 4.1 Why is Classroom Management Important? Satisfaction and enjoyment in teaching are dependent upon leading students to cooperate Classroom management issues are of highest concern for beginning teachers
  • 10. 4.2 Techniques for Better Classroom Control Focus attention on entire class Silence can be effective Direct your instruction so that students know what is going to happen Move around the room so students have to pay attention more readily
  • 11. Over plan your lessons to ensure you fill the period with learning activities Come to class prepared Show confidence in your teaching Learn student names as quickly as possible
  • 12. 5. Participatory Teaching Learning method.
  • 13. participation
  • 14. How to motivate students to participate in classroom activities
  • 15. Group DiscussionExtempore
  • 16. Solving case study Quiz .
  • 17. DebateCollage Making
  • 18. Ad Mad Presentation
  • 19. 6. Include ICT in Teaching Learning Process
  • 20. 7. Make your lesson plans: SMART Goals
  • 21. 8. Written work and Written paper correction.
  • 22. 9. A tree is known by its fruits • Results • Attendance • Transformation • Employability Skills • Campus Culture • Value based, sensitive human beings who can respond to human needs and build up a better world.
  • 23. 10. A Teacher leads through example.
  • 24. 11. CONCLUSION ““ The mistake of a doctorThe mistake of a doctor lies buried in grave.lies buried in grave. The mistake of anThe mistake of an engineer lies cremated inengineer lies cremated in bricks.bricks. The mistake of theThe mistake of the lawyer lies in lies.lawyer lies in lies. But the mistake of aBut the mistake of a teacher is reflected onteacher is reflected on the Nation”the Nation”
  • 25. “As a Potter moulds clay into a pot, So as a teachers moulds life of a student”
  • 26. “Knowledge is the best eraser in the world for disharmony, distrust, despair, and the endless physical deficiencies of man”
  • 27. “The mediocre teacher tells The good teacher explains The superior teacher demonstrates The great teacher inspires”