Tony Gurr

What makes a teacher really “GREAT”?

In Classroom Teaching on 06/04/2011 at 9:57 am

I mentioned a while back about the “Good to Great” theme of a conference I attended last weekend – it reminded me of an earlier post I did back when we first started the blog.

I have re-posted this below for all of you that may have “missed” it – and for the great teachers in Konya.

What about TEACHING and TEACHERS? It is what teachers think, what teachers do, and what teachers are at the level of the classroom that ultimately shapes the kind of learning that young people get (Andy Hargreaves and Michael Fullan). It’s a relatively self-evident truth that teaching and learning are two sides of the same coin. However, and as a growing body of evidence and research is demonstrating, most learning in the world takes place without any form of formal teaching … Read More

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