11 Habits of an Effective Teacher
2. Makes a Difference There is a saying, "With great power, comes great responsibility". As a teacher, you need to be aware and remember the great responsibility that comes with your profession. One of your goals ought to be: Make a difference in their lives. How? 3. Bring positive energy into the classroom every single day. 4. This is the fun part and absolutely important for being an effective teacher! 5. Whether you are delivering a lesson, writing report cards or offering support to a colleague - give 100%. 6. Never fall behind on the marking or filing of students' work. 7. As a teacher, there are going to be times where you will be observed formally or informally (that's also why you should give 100% at all times). 8. Create standards for your students and for yourself. 9. An effective teacher is one who is creative but that doesn't mean that you have to create everything from scratch! 10. In life, things don't always go according to plan. 11.