Super Teacher's Job is Never Done!

Super Teacher's Job is Never Done!
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Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions. ~ Author Unknown

My goal is to reveal one teacher's humble journey of self-reflection, critical analysis, and endless questioning about my craft of teaching and learning alongside my middle school students.

"The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called 'truth'." ~ Dan Rather

Friday, March 14, 2014

We all need better teacher effectiveness!

ASCD Teacher Effectiveness Within Reach 

Teacher Effectiveness Is Within Reach.

Now that your school or district has adopted a teacher evaluation framework, how do you ensure educators know how to apply the research-based best practices in their instruction?
ASCD can help you take the next step. These resources will help your staff gain practical strategies to enhance their professional growth and increase student learning.
Qualities of Effective Teachers 
By: James H. Stronge

Understand the specific teacher behaviors that contribute to student achievement by focusing on what educators can control: their own preparation, personality, and practices.
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Never Work Harder Than Your Students and Other Principles of Great Teaching
By: Robyn R. Jackson
Learn the seven principles of mastery teaching and how to apply them to your practice.
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Building Teachers' Capacity for Success
By: Pete Hall and Alisa Simeral
Administrators and instructional coaches will get a straightforward plan on how to collaborate to bring out the best in every teacher, build a stronger and more cohesive staff, and achieve greater academic success.
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Ensuring Effective Instruction (ASCD Arias)
By: Vicki Phillips and Lynn Olson

Get practical ideas on how to measure effective teaching, ensure high-quality data, and invest in improvement.
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