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What do you feel are the most important qualities in being a good Teacher?
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This can be answered briefly. It is smart to also tie in qualities that you feel you possess.
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"I believe that the most important qualities in being a good teacher are patience, genuine interest and attention to detail. The reason being is that if we are patient with our students and show that we are also engaged in their learning, they will be more driven to do the same."
"I believe that a good teacher is patient, has excellent communication skills, and has a wide range of teaching tools to draw from. I'm a very compassionate person and I do communicate well, but I do know that I have many more years to grow before I can be considered an expert. So I'm constantly learning more about pedagogical methods and reading about teaching."

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User-Submitted Answers

What do you feel are the most important qualities in being a good Teacher?
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Patience, organization, and resilience.
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Patience, humor, classroom management and communication skills.
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Being totally invested in their education. You have to love kids to want to be a teacher.
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Confidence, patience, understanding.
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Confidence, creativity, passion. Patience.
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Patience, understanding, organization and a sense of humor.
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Most important qualities in being a good Teacher are being able to differentiate instruction to cater towards all students learning abilities and being prepared for all lessons.
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Commiting time, collaboration, materials, planning, researching best practices to tailor instruction to specific student needs. Also, being willing to work as a time to ensure maximum benefit for the student.
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A good teacher is well prepared. She is patient, understanding and resilient. She knows how to differentiate instruction for the unique needs of her students.
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Patience, organization, versatility, and leadership.
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Compassionate, patient, being able to teach to the needs of the children, sense of humor.
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Being patient, understanding and able to differientate.
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Being patient, compassionate and having the flexibility to adapt to students needs.
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Patiences, confidence and the ability to connect with students where they are.
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I think we need to be a "Heinz 57" teacher. We need to have 57 ways to teach each concept, thats not always easy. It takes alot of research to find visual and hands on ways to teach some lessons. As teachers we need to pay close attention to how each individual student learns best then make sure we proved examples of theat method in our lessons.
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Patience, passion, teaching from the heart, staying informed --on the cutting edge of research.
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I feel that the most important qualities in being a good teacher are great communication skills, love children and tons of patience.
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The important qualities of being a good teacher are having tons of patience, being a good listener, love children and work well with everyone.
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I think the most important qualities are a firm, yet loving personality and an understanding, compassionate outlook on teaching. Students need structure and routine, but in a respectful way that encourages students to strive and learn.
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In order to be a good teacher, one must be dedicated, loving, kind, hard working, organized, prepared, and willing to continually provide a safe and fun learning environment for all students to succeed within the classroom.
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I believe the most important qualities in being a good teacher are flexibility, passion, and encouragement.
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Pay attention to students needs, patients, eye contact, giving support,
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Some important qualities include organization, being focused and prepared, providing consistent routines and expectations, as well as being sincere and patient.
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The most important qualities are to obtain trust with your students and open communication with students and parents.
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I feel the most important qualities in being a good teacher are classroom management and motivation.
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Patience and understanding and fairness.
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I feel a teacher needs to be approachable and empathic. A teacher needs to be teachable.
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A teacher needs to have a great balance of compassion and determination. The primary goal is to provide gudiance to young adults who are navigating life- they are young and may make the wrong choices but teachers have to be determnined to work with them in finding effective paths the individual students will flourish in .
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Developing a trusting relationship with her students while providing a safe and inquistive learning environment.
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Patience, empathy, sense of humor, a love for children, and understand the importance of an quality education.
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Organized, Good Listener, Respectful.
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Integrity, kindness, respect.
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Trust communication/listening teaching ability.
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Patience determination and empathy.
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The most important quallities in beding a good teacher are patince, depen.
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Listening, understanding, compassion.
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Following routines; making sure all the students a manage and learning.
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Good listener, caring, compassionate, giving, dedicated.
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My love for children and for all children to succeed no matter what challenges they face.
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Being a good listener, attentive and encouraging. A good teacher must also be firm and set boundaries.
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Kind, caring, one who goes above and beyond for all students.
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I think knowing how to differentiate instruction is a good quality for a teacher to have. Not everybody learns the same way, and it's important to realize that. I also think it's important for a teacher to be highly qualified. They should take classes in their area of specialty to become highly qualified if they aren't. Last, teachers need a sense of humor.
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I feel the most important qualities in being a good teacher are patient, consistency, excellent planning of lessons, and top quality presentation of material.
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Having patience and compassion for each student and trying to understand the different needs of each student.
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Honesty, haveing a good attitude when entering the school.
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Patience, attitude, compassion, and a true "likeing" to teach.
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Compassion, patience, loving to be a teacher "one who teaches" not one who teaches at.
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I think having an open mind, being determined, passionate and being able to differentiate classes and be creative with how students are learning.
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I feel that the most important qualities are patience and passion for what you do.
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Understanding. Loveable. Caring. Strict.
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Patience, sense of humor, empathy, good listening, good communicator, being able to learn from failures.
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I think the most important qualities in being a good teacher are being trustworthy and connecting to the students.
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The most important qualities in being a good teacher are to put your students first and foremost. To always be flexible and be able to communicate with parents, colleagues, and staff members. Able to solve problems and create a solution.
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Being able to see the strengths and appreciate each student for what he/she brings to the table.
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I feel its important to be passionate, patient and prepared.
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Organized, respectful, easy going managing classroom.
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Having high expectations for the students, the ability to reflect, thoughtfulness with relationships, believing in their abilities and strong interpersonal skills.