A teacher’s description
“A good teachers is like a candle that consumes itself to light the way for others. He can even change a delinquent into a solid citizen through actions, the way he talks and deal with the people in the school community and country”.
The role of a teacher is not easy. It is full of challenges and sacrifices. Nurturing the learners to become responsible citizens, wellrounded person and become somebody in the future is a big challenge on the part of a teacher. Nowadays, learners were exposed with the new technologies that affect their behaviors and became lazy in making requirements and even going to school. Thus, teacher should be an entertainer, counselor, energetic, passionate, sensitive, caring, loving, patient, creative and understanding in dealing with learners. In order to have learning inside the classroom, and teacher is oblige to discover strategies, techniques, tools and activities that are suited with the interest of the individual for them to grasp the lesson, gain knowledge and to avoid boredom.
A teacher is said to be a hero, since he needs to augment his time and effort to train and develop the innate talents and skills of the learners. The DepEd wants that the learners become holistic so they created many activities, trainings and seminars for both learners and teachers.
A teacher is said to be a provider, since he sometimes provide the needs of his pupil/students as a coach and a second parent during School competitions in any level.
A teacher is said to be self-supporting, since he needs to pay in some seminars and trainings in order for him to learn more and be updated.
A teacher is said to be multi-tasking, since to take at home whatever unfinished work such as paper works, lessons and visual aids to be prepared.
Of all the challenges, a teacher’s joy, happiness and fulfillment is to see his learners become a successful and a responsible person.
Lastly, God is the helper, giver of wisdom and knowledge to all teachers so they can teach wholeheartedly to the learners.
Long Live teachers and continue to be a blessing. Matago-tago tako am-in!