Should the qualities of a good teacher be defined solely by student achievement?
Or should they encompass traits more difficult to measure — such as the capacity to connect emotionally with children?
Among the sea of advice, tips, and quotes on teaching, the best solution is to turn to the research.
We pored through hundreds of pages of scholarship, studies, and firsthand accounts about what defines great teaching.
We discovered 6 key behaviours that make a great teacher — and defined 25 specific, actionable ways to apply those behaviours in the classroom. Start testing them with your students to stimulate a more exciting, dynamic, and engaging experience in your coming lessons!