What Makes a Master Teacher | The Principal of Change

From: Al Smith <twoloons>
Subject: What Makes a Master Teacher | The Principal of Change

http://georgecouros.ca/blog/archives/267
The term “master teacher” seems to get thrown around a lot, but is something that many educators aspire to be. In my ten years in the field of education, I would say that the definition of “master teacher” has definitely changed. When I think of a master teacher, here are the qualities that I would suggest they have:

1. Connects with kids first -For all students to excel, teachers must learn about them and connect with each child. This is not just about finding out how they learn, but it is finding out who they are. It is essential that we get to know our students, learn their passions, and help them find out how we can engage them in their own learning. If you are not able to do this as a teacher, the following characteristics will be moot,

Sent from Al Smith
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