Paper Title
Qualifications of an Ideal Mathematics Teacher According to Elementary Mathematics Preservice Teachers

Abstract
Teacherquality is an importantissue in terms of educationandteacherqualifications is a factorto be considered in terms of thequality of teaching (Darling-Hammond, 2000). Determiningthe general andspecificareas of competence of theprofessionandthesecompetencies can be gainedwiththepre-service and in-service trainingprogramsshouldhaveimprovethequality of teachingprofession. Inaddition, qualification of teachers, students in achievingsuccess in motivatingstudents is stated in theliteraturetheopinion is a factor (Cohen-Vogel, 2005; Darling-Hammond, 2000; Rockoff, 2003).Theaim of thisstudy is toexamineelementarymathematicspreserviceteachers’ perceptionsaboutthequalifications of an ideal teacher.Inthisstudy, qualitativeapproachwasusedtodescribeallaspects of elementarymathematicspreserviceteachers’ perceptions, experiencesaboutthequalifications of an ideal teacherInthisstudy, it wastriedtoprovideexamining of elementarymathematicspreserviceteachers’ perceptionsaboutthequalifications of an ideal teacherwithoutanylimitationslikequestions, directionsandetc. Inthiscase, documentanalysis, one of themethods of qualitativeapproachwasused in thestudy, andresearcherdemandedfromelemantarypreserviceteacherstowrite an authenticcomposition on qualifications of an ideal teacher. 39 elemantarymathematicspreserviceteachers in thethirdgradelevelparticipated in thestudy.Thedatawerecollected on 2015-2016 springsemester. Fromthefindings it is understoodthatteachingskillsandqualifications, subject-matterknowledge, general cultureknowledgeandpersonalcharacteristicsareimportantfactorstobecome an ideal teacher. Idealforelemantarymathematicsteachersprofessionalskillsandqualificationsnecessarytohave a teacher; importancetocommunication, makingqualityeducation,bedisciplined, being a goodleader, tolovetheprofessionand be a goodguide. Keywords- ElemantaryMathematicsPreserviceTeacher, IdealTeacher, TeacherQualifications