The Educators: The Worlds Best Teachers (Filmed and studied the best…
The Educators: The Worlds Best Teachers
Children who gain the most are from the disadvantaged backgrounds
Correlation between postcode and educational achievements
Filmed and studied the best teachers
Outliers that the teachers of educational disadvantaged schools
Personal about the great teachers but they can be adapted to become unique and good
What a teacher does
Solutions to everyday problems at work
Has to be rigorous and engaging. involve all the children in real cognitive work - this is the end goal but lots of stations to cross along the way
The business of teaching
Average time a teacher waits is a second after asking a question. Almost an incentive to race so therefore some children do not get the opportunity to answer
Smiling to wait on purpose
Cold calling: Opportunity to take turns, more likely to understand content if hands are up. But should take into account those children who may find it more difficult to understand.
Participation ratio: have everyone involved
Think ratio: How rigorous is their thinking
Prevention is better than cure
When fixing, may cause disruption of instruction as it allows for tasks to be distracted
Walk over and touch David on shoulder/elbow - praise - builds relationship.
Touch in a positive way and ask to sit up
By shouting at a child, this shows that you are out of control.
Dance moves - intimate back to students that they are watching. Standing on tip toes, craning neck.
Will not cure biggest challenges but will help you cure the middle students that are not sure who they want to be that may be swayed to show bad behaviour