What makes a good teacher?

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In my opinion, a good teacher should be one who puts her heart into teaching. This is because only by doing so will the students feel their passion and hard work. When a teacher strives hard for the students, students will put in their effort as well. If a teacher dislikes her job, goes to classes in a bad mood, her teaching would also be affected and students would not be able to enjoy lessons as well. Another point that makes a good teacher would be his/her patience. Teachers should not get upset or even worse, give up on the students who are not so strong in their studies. Instead, they should have the patience to slowly coach them, give them extra lessons, and find different ways to encourage them. Let them know that the teacher would always be by their side, helping them and guiding them along. If even the teachers do not care for them, they would not have anyone else to turn to and would eventually give up on themselves and their studies. Thus, teachers must have the patience to go on even after their students give up. I also think that teachers should be very caring. They should be willing to go the extra mile, beyond their duties and are for their students. A teacher who cares for her students will also receive more respect from students. A teacher should not only care for the student’s studies but also for their interpersonal relationship with others as well as for their family. At the same time, he/she should also be true to their words so as to win the trust from students. This is so that if any student is having problems, they would be able to approach the teacher for help. Being a more of a friend that a teacher to their students is also an important factor in building better trust and relationship with the... ... middle of paper ... ... could do it. But all around me, everyone was mocking what the teacher had said, and when I told them about my dreams they laughed even louder. After school, I went to look for the teacher and told her that I had dreams and want to fulfill them but my friends mocked me and my family is going through so many problems and my studies were so bad. The other teacher would have ignored me, but she stayed and to listen. She told me that it was not too late, as long as I have the heart to succeed, and put in enough effort, everything is still possible. Since then, I was not late anymore, and I paid attention in class. My teacher talked to my parents and their relationship has improved; some of the other classmates have also started to study. By the end of the year, my grades improved greatly and now, I am a successful businesswoman. All because of a good teacher I met.

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