SKILLS NEEDED TO BE AN EFFECTIVE TEACHER
Teacher is one of the best profession that we have in our country, being a teacher is not that easy, there are certain criteria and skills for you to become an effective teacher. Managing a classroom with young people required patience, commitment, dedication and love for work. Teaching is a profession for those who want to help pupils to reach their potentials and skills to achieve their goals in life.
What are the skills needed in order to become an effective teacher? As teacher you should have strong communication skill, so that you can explain and deliver the lesson very well with your learners with deeply understanding. As teacher also you should master the subject matter given to you, if you are an elementary teacher you should know the content mastery in the different learning areas especially the assigned subject given to you.
As 21st century teacher, creativity and being resourceful teacher is also important to become an effective teacher, as a school become more technologically advanced, teachers also need basic technological skills in managing classroom learning by the use of technology. Teacher should be flexible to adapt the changing advancement in the field of education. Teacher should be a lifelong learner and take advantage of the many professional development opportunities that are available for them to explore their teaching strategies and skills that may apply in their profession as a teacher.
The author is Teacher III at Sto. Nino Elementary School, CSFP