12. 1) making the environment positive and cheerful
2) making sure you have a great classroom rapport
3) making sure there is good communication between you and the student
13. Mr. Bradley was a one of a kind teacher. He was my 12TH grade English teacher and he always seemed to have a good connection with his students, but he wasn’t one of those push-over cool teachers. His strength as an effective communicator made him very approachable and understanding. Mr. Bradley was able to communicate very well with us even though we were of a different era. He also drew a very noticeable line between teacher and student which made it apparent to us that he was to be respected, and that he wanted us to exceed his high expectations. He showed encouragement even in situations where many student felt like they didn’t deserve it, but was stern when he needed to be as to be expected from a AP instructor. However his delivery in how he handled discord and wrong doing in class prove to be the most efficient way I have ever seen a teacher handle these types of situations. He made it apparent that all choices have consequences, and let you know up front what they were so when it happened there will be no surprises. If a student got to this point there was no exceptions, no second chances, and always a lesson learned no matter how severe the punishment. Some would say his techniques of “life has few if any second chances,” approach would be a little harsh. However, Mr. Bradley let the class know from the beginning that he wasn’t teaching children, he was teaching the future and that society will demand perfection out of us. I have other teachers that were very skilled at running a classroom successfully. My first grade teacher Mrs. Bennett was very nice and made class enjoyable since for a lot of students it was there first time in school, she taught a lot through song and dance. If have also had many unskilled teachers, the worst teacher I have ever had was Mrs....