How to Be a Good Math Teacher
I. Build relationships with kids and develop a climate of trust
II. Know your subject and be able to communicate it
III. Have an atmosphere of expectation
iV. Seek to change the fixed mindset of your learners to a growth mindset.
V. Work toward changing the way we do math education on the whole.
VI. Understand that people mature at different rates. Just because you aren't "good" at math now doesn't mean you won't be good at math later.
Everything else under-girds these principles...administration support YOUR expectations in the classroom, both to the kids and the parents...use of technology and basic pedagogical principles (i.e. The Fundamental Five) support your ability to communicate academic objectives and your expectations (these are tools to help accomplish your objectives)...