The traits of super teachers

There is no such thing as a super teacher. But if one did exist, what abilities would they exhibit? John Dabell looks at some of the traits of great teachers and urges all teachers to reject imposter syndrome and recognise their many talents…in SecEd

Their job is their passion and their passion is their craft. These are the natural and sometimes charismatic souls that know their subjects inside out, have a gift for rapport and a talent for supporting and nurturing. They choreograph their classrooms, get the best out of everyone and manage to combine passion and energy with being low-key, laid-back and happy. They have presence. Nothing seems to faze them either – they are in control. They think rapidly and accurately, they have expert mental models, they spot patterns and they can deal with someone “kicking-off”.

Read the full article, learn how to give your confidence a boost and tell that imposter syndrome to get lost.   The traits of super teachers

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    • Nathalie Richards

      Hi John. Your article has been read over 560 time from this site, which I hope you are happy with. SI always has links to the original article, in this case SecEd. We can remove it if you’d like. Please let me know if that’s the case.

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