7-1 The Teacher's Role as a Socializing Agent
Best teachers make students want to learn and worst teachers turn students off.
Qualities good teacher: interesting, competent, caring, encouraging, flexible, demanding standards
Qualities worst teachers: boring, incompetent, distant, demeaning nd rigid
Teacher is responsible for selecting materials relevant to the learner, for managing the group dynamics in the classroom and for interacting individually with each child.
organize classroom environment
communicate high expectations for student success
adapt learning activities to the needs and abilities of students
ensure success for students by providing guidance and support as they progress.