youTeachers have the very important responsibility of shaping the lives of young, impressionable children. With this responsibility comes great pride and joy. Therefore, all teachers should strive for what can be considered a “good teacher.” A good teacher can be defined as someone who always pushes students to want to do their best while at the same time trying to make learning interesting as well as creative. A positive or negative influence from a teacher early on in life can have a great effect on the life of a child. Teachers must be open to many different types of people, ideas and cultures. They also must always try to respect the views of everyone. Children from lots of different backgrounds are going to be together in one classroom. The teacher must learn to incorporate everyone’s beliefs into the daily curriculum. All students must be aware of the differences in the world around them.
The success of the semester depends upon many factors, but the most important thing is how you develop your relationship with your cooperating teacher and as well as to your pupils. Your cooperating teacher has a tremendous responsibility to the pupils and to the parents in the class and is willing to share with you the responsibility to the degree that he / she can trust you. Once your given a responsibility of your cooperating teacher, grab it because its one way of learning.
A teacher who instills a bad learning experience in a child could scar him or her for life. Teachers have a lot of responsibility and need to make sure that they make learning a positive experience for all. By being sensitive to the needs of everyone and presenting different ways of doing things, it can be possible for everyone to have an equal opportunity to do their best.