Teaching Strategies: Qualities of Effective Educators

When you look back at the teachers you had growing up, what qualities did the better educators exhibit?

Chances are that the most memorable teachers from your youth, according to TeachHUB.com writer Janelle Cox, demonstrated a combination of the following traits and teaching strategies:

Personal traits:
  • Caring
  • Respectful
  • Fair
  • And more


With regards to qualities for instruction, Janelle points out several more characteristics of an effective teacher:
  • Employs strategies
  • Utilizes technology
  • Has high expectations
  • And more!


Janelle also lists out some classroom management characteristics that engaging educators employ.

Janelle sums up her article thusly: “An effective teacher has a true understanding of the content that they teach. They challenge their students and push them to work hard and be successful. The most effective teachers are the ones who are usually the students least favorite, but are later remembered as the ones who prepared them for their future. Being an effective teacher is not always easy, you may not always be liked or the student’s favorite, but you will be the one that they will want to thank later in life.”

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