Hope i'm not responding too late.
1. having the desire to teach is crucial, because it will give you the zeal to continue putting your best forward.
2. know the subject you are teaching and prepare a lesson plan
3. be knowledgeable in the subject and research for updated material that might be relevant. Updated material is crucial for improvement in clinical practice.
4. be cultural sensitive by having some basic understanding on different cultures in the classroom
5. before starting, engage the students in the classroom by asking them questions on subject, and receiving feedback. This will give you an idea on the depth of their knowledge and how to structure the lesson plan
6. observe those who need extra help, and offer support
7. let the students know the time, and dates you are a available in your office to address concerns.
8. let the students know on the first day of class what you expect of them as students, and the importance of complying with the rules and regulations of the institution
Last edit by favflu on Nov 2, '11
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