“I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. It might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.” John Steinbeck
Some people think that Teaching is an easy job which gives more holidays, more time for other work in a day.
They really do not understand the physical burden and mental stress a teacher has to face daily.
Teaching is one of the most complicated jobs today because good education, knowledge about the subject and hard work are necessary to succeed in this profession.
Qualities required for a great teacher
A great teacher should have enthusiasm, a caring attitude towards students, knowledge, and capacity to maintain discipline and classroom management.
At the top teacher should have a desire to make a difference in the lives of students.
It is hard to find great teachers with all these required qualities.
“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” William Ward
Infographic – What makes a good teacher.
This infographic visually explains what makes a good teacher.
“If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.” Chinese Proverb
How to be a great teacher?
In the below video in Hindi, Sandeep Maheshwari, one of the top motivational speaker in India talking about how to be a great teacher.
Sandeep Maheshwari is a name among millions who struggled, failed and surged ahead in search of success, happiness, and contentment. Just like any middle-class guy, he too had a bunch of unclear dreams and a blurred vision of his goals in life. All he had was an undying learning attitude to hold on to. Rowing through ups and downs, it was the time that taught him the true meaning of his life.
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