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The teacher being the tool for teaching the students, there are three main activities that small group teachers have to manage simultaneously, that are, managing the group, managing activities and managing the learning. In many small group teaching situations, the teacher acts as a facilitator of learning: leading discussions, asking open-ended questions, guiding process and task, and enabling active participation of learners and engagement with ideas. As a facilitator of learning, facilitating professional learning opportunities among staff members is another role for teacher leaders. When teachers learn with and from one another, they can focus on what most directly improves student learning. Their professional learning becomes more relevant, focused on teachers' classroom work, and aligned to fill gaps in student learning. Such communities of learning can break the norms of isolation present in many schools. The teacher also need to be able to adopt different teaching skills and teaching techniques to suit specific situations, often during the same teaching session. The teacher is also the instructor, who imparts information to students through various techniques and skills, the consultant, from whom learners can ask questions when they came across difficulties during the learning process. As the consultant, the teacher must be able to help each and every students that needs help. The teacher is also a resource provider. As a resource provider, teachers help their colleagues by sharing instructional resources. These might include Web sites, instructional materials, readings, or other resources to use with students. They might also share such professional resources as articles, books, lesson or unit plans, and assessment tools. The teacher also serves as an instructional specialist. As an instructional specialist, the teacher helps colleagues implement effective teaching strategies. This help might include ideas for differentiating instruction or planning lessons in partnership with fellow teachers. The English teachers share strategies they use in their classes to improve students' writing. Apart from instructional specialist, the teacher also has a role of a curriculum specialist. As a curriculum specialist, the teacher must be able to understand content standards, how various components of the curriculum link together, and how to use the curriculum in planning instruction and assessment is essential to ensuring consistent curriculum implementation throughout a school. Apart from teaching, teachers are also role models for the students. Teachers play a very important role in student's life. A teacher is a role model person in student's life who bring out the best in them and encourage them to strive for greatness. Teachers know that students are the future of the country, so they share the knowledge and help them to become a better person. Another role of a teacher is to act as a protector. Teachers should be able to look for signs of troubles in their students. When the students change their behaviours or signs of abuse are noticed, teachers are required to look into the problem. Teachers must follow faculty procedures when it comes to following up on all signs of trouble. Since the students are away from their parents, so in this case teachers are the ‘parents’ when the students are at school.