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Sutton Trust - What makes great teaching? Summary This report reviews over 200 pieces of research to identify the elements of teaching with the strongest evidence of improving attainment.

Sutton Trust - What makes great teaching?

It finds some common practices can be harmful to learning and have no grounding in research. Specific practices which are supported by good evidence of their effectiveness are also examined and six key factors that contribute to great teaching are identified. The report also analyses different methods of evaluating teaching including: using ‘value-added’ results from student test scores; observing classroom teaching; and getting students to rate the quality of their teaching.

Key findings The two factors with the strongest evidence of improving pupil attainment are: teachers’ content knowledge, including their ability to understand how students think about a subject and identify common misconceptionsquality of instruction, which includes using strategies like effective questioning and the use of assessment.

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3 TED Talks For Teachers In Need Of Inspiration

Professional development is somewhat about that, but I’m talking more about personal development. We’re all human – we can get stuck in our routines before we know it, and pretty soon those habits are hard to break. The TED talks below are three that we’ve selected because we think they’re important reminders to us as humans. They talk about inspiring, leading, believing, and feeling. They’re applicable to teaching but they’re not always about teaching specifically. Happy watching! Every Kid Needs A Champion The title of this one says it all – every kid does need a champion. Rita Pierson was a former teacher and administrator turned professional development seminar leader. Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are Some of the best advice I’ve ever gotten was from a brilliant but flippant high school English teacher. How Great Leaders Inspire Action. Cristina Milos sur Twitter : "Retention, transfer, and change - I like these 3 questions to guide teaching by @LearningSpy (via @Mag_TheEducator )

ActionComplete sur Twitter : "You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself... ~Dr. Seuss #quotes #inspiration. Johnqgoh sur Twitter : "Sounds like we need to do our own curriculum review @ijukes #APPAConf2014... Vala Afshar sur Twitter : "Easy: wanting change. Hard: changing yourself. Tim Kuppler sur Twitter : "Great Quote: To handle yourself, use your head. To handle others, use your heart. #Leadership #Engagement #HR.

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The 6,000-Hour Learning Gap

Sounds like a big gap? In this video, check our math. The 6,000 Hour Learning Gap: Sources The following studies describe the amount of time average students spend in enriching learning opportunities and/or the learning time access gap for low-income students. Afterschool Alliance (2013), 21st century community learning centers, R. (2009) Putting Middle Grades Students on the Graduation Path.

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3 Steps to Make 2015 Epic

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