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What Is a “Good” Teacher?

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In this practical book, David Booth and Richard Coles explore the
issues involved in the question What Is a "Good" Teacher? They examine this
complicated inquiry from multiple perspectives, by including the diverse voices
of educators from primary, secondary and tertiary contexts. Rather than
outlining a fixed group of criteria, they have adopted a framework, based on
theory and classroom practices, that allows teachers to develop a holistic
understanding of teaching and learning as a proves for professional growth. The
authors have collected thirty characteristics of excellence in teaching that
offer teachers a vision for identifying their own strengths and opportunities
for personal and professional growth as classroom leaders.

In this practical book, David Booth and Richard Coles explore the issues involved in the question What Is a “Good” Teacher? They examine this complicated inquiry from multiple perspectives, by including the diverse voices of educators from primary, secondary and tertiary contexts. Rather than outlining a fixed group of criteria, they have adopted a framework, based on theory and classroom practices, that allows teachers to develop a holistic understanding of teaching and learning as a proves for professional growth.

What Is a “Good” Teacher? encourages you to:

  • develop a teacherly identity – from enjoying being among students to setting high expectations for every student
  • know your students – from respecting and advocating for every child to supporting differentiated instruction
  • develop your teaching strategies and techniques – from establishing clear objectives to recognising ages and stages
  • understand how effective schools work – from joining and participating in teaching teams to valuing a range of literacies and numeracies throughout the curriculum.

The authors have collected thirty characteristics of excellence in teaching that offer teachers a vision for identifying their own strengths and opportunities for personal and professional growth as classroom leaders. They believe each teacher should be able to create an independent and strategic pathway for continuing to become the “best teacher they can be for their students”.

  • Richard E Coles

    Richard E Coles

  • David Booth

    David Booth

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Additional Information

SKU PBP8528
ISBN 9781760568528
Publish date 22/10/2018
ascd video No