A great teacher
Interaction, affection and smiles and clarity of the topic got the major emphasis. For the parents it means communication to them.
Good teachers are considered to be those who come to the level of the students to make them understand what is being taught and at the same time be open to any doubts bothering the students. Effective teachers are approachable, that is the student feels that he can talk to them easily. A good teacher is that friendly person who does not let the student down even incase the student. Most good teachers follow written out lesson plans to give clarity and orientation to self as well as the students.
Parents prefer to be communicated to on a regular basis. For them a good teacher has all the above qualities along with a regular parents interaction plan.
As Chris Morgan, Senior Educational Development Adviser, Teaching and
In depth knowledge of the subject is definitely a must. Professionally skilled teachers with a knack of making the subject interesting score above the rest. Teachers, who are knowledgeable and are still in quest learning and expanding the knowledge base, strike the right cord with the students. They have the clarity of subject and how to go about it for a set of students.
A teacher’s commitment to teach well shows in various activities he takes up right from preparing for the lecture and delivering it to handling queries. It even shows in ones availability for the students.