The purpose of this article is to evaluate the assumption about the fact that a teacher should reflect the image of the role model to his or her students in the classroom. Therefore, it endeavors to define particular key words; namely, professional development, teacher development and reflective teaching. In addition to this, it discusses the relevance of reflective teaching for teachers, students and the workplace as well as the characteristics of reflective practice while taking into consideration four major aspects; namely, ethics of caring, the constructivist approach to teaching, artistic problem solving and the teachers’ love of teaching. It also provides a sample of how a role model teacher should be like. As for the practical part, two different samples of questionnaires have been designed and handed in to both teachers and students in a number of public and private institutions in Morocco.