What Makes a Good Teacher?
By Véronick Talbot
, contributor, hired while a student for various projects of Tolerance.ca
What makes a good teacher? Academic training? Knowledge? Or skills as a communicator? According to several specialists, while a teacher’s qualifications are important, communication skills are just as crucial. Even if a teacher is entirely familiar with the material to be taught and passionate about the subject, he or she must be able to pass on the knowledge clearly and in a structured manner to allow students to understand and integrate it.
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Britain's Daisy Chamberlain, 8, from Archbishop Sumner School, south London, looks at the Erupting Volcano at the Science Museum Smart Toy Awards, central London, England. Image : Reuters.