What do you believe are the traits of an effective teacher?
Working with over 1,000 teachers over the past 20+ years, these are what I believe to be the 7 traits of an effective teacher. Definition of 'trait': a distinguishing quality or characteristic, typically one belonging to a person.
Primarily, teachers love teaching and are passionate about their students, their subject and teaching as a whole. An effective teacher is one who is passionate about education, but that doesn't mean they will be on 'cloud-nine' all of the time. They are in tune with the classes