the characteristics of a good teacher n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
The Characteristics Of A Good Teacher PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
The Characteristics Of A Good Teacher

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 10

The Characteristics Of A Good Teacher - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

  • Uploaded on

The Characteristics Of A Good Teacher. Three Categories:. Pedagogical Knowledge and Competency Personal Attributes Professional Attributes . Pedagogical Knowledge and Competency. Knowledge of key concepts. Knowledge of governing curriculum. The teaching of relevant and engaging content.

I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'The Characteristics Of A Good Teacher' - lyndon

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
three categories
Three Categories:
  • Pedagogical Knowledge and Competency
  • Personal Attributes
  • Professional Attributes
pedagogical knowledge and competency
Pedagogical Knowledge and Competency
  • Knowledge of key concepts.
  • Knowledge of governing curriculum.
  • The teaching of relevant and engaging content.
  • Knowledge of available resources and technologies.
  • Awareness of different learning styles.
  • Awareness of different pedagogical strategies.
pedagogical knowledge and competency continued
Pedagogical Knowledge and Competency(Continued)
  • Encouragement of self-directed learning.
  • Flexible and diverse teaching practice.
  • Building student security and confidence.
  • Challenge student abilities.
  • Clear communication of tasks, goals and expectations.
  • Application of effective classroom management strategies.
personal attributes
Personal Attributes
  • Modelling student respect.
  • Empathic understanding.
  • Nurturing.
  • Passionate about learning.
  • Personally committed to teaching as a vocation.
  • Fair and non-authoritarian.
personal attributes continued
Personal Attributes (continued)
  • Personal authenticity.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Advanced communication skills.
  • Confident teacher presence.
  • Self-insight and self-control.
professional attributes
Professional Attributes
  • Reflective practice.
  • Time management skills.
  • Evidence based self-correction.
  • Seeks feedback and constructive criticism.
  • Ongoing development of current pedagogical thinking.
professional attributes continued
Professional Attributes (continued)
  • Participation and collaboration with school and wider community.
  • Effective stress management.
  • Appropriate modelling.
  • Responsible behaviour (legal, ethical etc).
  • Appropriate personal presentation.

Atherton, J. S. (2005) Learning and Teaching:Cognitive Dissonance and learning, [online]. Available: [Accessed: 22 April 2009].Azer, S. A. The qualities of a good teacher: how can they be acquired and sustained? [online] Available:[Accessed: 10 April 2009].Dweck, C. S. (2007) ‘The Secret to Raising Smart Kids’ in Scientific American Mind, December Edition, [online] Available: [Accessed: 22 April 2009].Hal, U. Good teachers share one special quality [online]. Available: [Accessed: 2 April 2009].Rhem, J. (2007) ‘Responding to Student Relativism’ in The National Teaching and Learning Forum, vol.15 (4) [online] Available: [Accessed: 22 April 2009].VIT (2005) Code of Conduct, Victorian Institute of Teaching, [online] Available at: [Accessed: 5 April 2009].VIT (2005) Standards of professional practice for full registration, PDF Document, Victorian Institute of Teaching, [online] Available at: [Accessed: 5 April 2009].

references continued

Cruickshank, D.R. & Haefele, D. (2001) ‘Good Teachers, Plural: What makes a teacher good? Looking at the ways we have answered that question in the past century may place the current evaluation craze in perspective’, EducationalLeadership, February: 26-30.Egan, G. (2007) The Skilled Helper, 8th Ed., California, USA: Thomson Brooks/Cole.Gardner, H. (2006) Multiple Intelligences: New Horizons, Revised Edition, New York : London :BasicBooks ; Perseus Running [distributor].Korthagen, F.A.J. (2004) ‘In search of a good teacher: towards a more holistic approach in teacher education’. Teaching and Teacher Education, vol. 20: 77-97.Slade, M. (2002) What makes a ‘Good Teacher’?: The Views of Boys, Conference paper presented at Challenging Futures? Changing Agendas in Teacher Education, Armidale, NSW, February 3-7, 2002: 1-13.Snowman, J., Dobozy, E., Scevak J., Bryer, F. & Bartlett B. (2009) Psychology Applied to Teaching, Wiley.Westwood, R. (2006) ‘What do schools really want in a language teacher?’, Teacher, vol.168(April): 38-44.Whitehead, K. L. F. & Rossetto, M. (2007) ‘Bridging past and present in the negotiation of prospective middle school teachers' identities’, Australian Journal of Middle Schooling, vol.7(1): 25-29.