Characteristics of Excellent Teachers

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Teachers must present a positive learning environment and be maintained throughout the course of the year to have a successful year. Characteristics including being organized, efficient, friendly, caring, creative, and encouraging are just a few good characteristics that good teaches should possess.

In order to be a good teacher I feel that one needs to be open and understanding of different events that might take place in the classroom. Students today are not treated the same as they were during the beginning of education and we have a variety of students which attend our public schools. There are girls, blacks, whites, Hispanic, and Native Americans and a number of other different races participating in our classroom studies. This is a wonderful accomplishment in our society. The variety of backgrounds which are found in the classrooms gives our young students a better understanding of different races and nationalities. However, with growth there are always problems.

Because there are students from different backgrounds, we must cater to all their needs. There may be students in our classroom with completely different religious beliefs or no beliefs at all.

Teachers must understand each student and their personal beliefs to make their learning environment comfortable. Every aspect of our society has changed; we live in a more promiscuous society.

Our children are having children. We as teachers must educate our student to the deadly effects of unprotected sex. I feel as teachers earn tenure, they are more likely to affect the students in a more personably manner. Having a stable and open classroom,

According to an article in the Detroit Free Press, one of the basic management tasks for teachers is to achieve order and harmony by gaining and maintaining student cooperation in class activities. In the article, titled, Classroom Aces Honored by Peers,