I think what good teachers do is be happy and enthusiastic when teaching. 7th Grade Student
Are always in a positive mood. 8th Grade Student
They are fair, respectful, kind, and honest. 6th Grade Student
Students know the kind of teachers they want and need. We recently surveyed over 300 middle school students, both in fall and spring, resulting in 2700 plus comments. From those comments we extracted words and phrases students used to describe the attributes of the teachers they want and need.
Words that Describe the Attributes of Teachers
Middle School Students Want and Need
Thank you to all of those who attended our presentations at this year’s AMLE conference in Minneapolis—you were an awesome group! Our handouts for the presentations are available at http://survivingtothriving.wordpress.com
Click on Presentations, Workshops, and Conferences.
We continue to be guided by what students want from their teachers and their education–engaging instruction that is relevant and meaningful, and fun! So as we develop products for our Teachers Pay Teachers store, we always keep students in mind, teachers, too!