In my life, I’ve found that there are teachers that are not great at teaching and that there were teachers that were amazing at what they do. The only difference I found between these two types of teachers was how much they cared about the success of their students. The more that you care about your students, you will become a better teachers. Too often, I’ve found teachers that only care about their salary and not about if their students are actually absorbing the material. I know that it can be difficult to care about every single student individually, but their success means that you have succeeded also. I’ve watched my students succeed and I am so proud of them.
When you’re teaching, try giving the student extra help if they need it. It only takes five minutes more of your time and it helps them tremendously in their learning. I always ask my students if there is anything that they don’t understand. Now is the time to ask me because I want to make that when they’re practicing on their own, they are able to. I don’t want them to not be able to practice their assignments because they don’t understand how to do it.
Ultimately, you have to try to be the best teacher that you are. It consists of constantly trying to make sure that your students are learning. It’s not easy, but teaching never is.