What do great teachers do?

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14 questions about what great teachers do. Research included.


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What do great teachers do

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Question 1 What questions can we ask students

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What is a great teacher. http://youtu.be/is31rrXubQ0 minute 21. The engine of good education is fantastic questioning.

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Question 1 What do you love to do Question 2 What do you feel really great about Question 3 What do you want to change about your education What is a great teacher. http://youtu.be/is31rrXubQ0 minute 28. http://www.edutopia.org/blog/appeal-to-what-students-value-heidi-olinger 3 questions to light the fire in a student

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Ask children questions that you cant answer yourself. Stay curious as you learn what children find out. http://www.edutopia.org/blog/changemakers-educators-innovating-learning-matt-karlsen-laura-white

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Question 1 What was the most important thing you learned from what you worked on Question 2 What questions do you ask yourself to get motivated Question 3 What would you do differently to learn more / better http://smartblogs.com/education/2013/04/09/ungraded-students/ http://www.teachthought.com/teaching/listening-teacher-getting-feedback-from-students/ 3 questions to help a student reflect

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Further inspiration https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/How-do-you-motivate-yourself-1378486

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Question 2 How do we listen to students

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Teaching means to model curiosity. http://www.teachthought.com/pedagogy/what-teaching-means/

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In a classroom setting what would happen if we reduced teacher talk by 50 http://www.edutopia.org/blog/stop-start-continue-conceptual-meets-applied-david-hawley

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Do you lead with your mouth – or with your ears http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/oct12/vol70/num02/Eight-Things-Skilled-Teachers-Think-Say-and-Do.aspx

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http://youtu.be/v3HP_bSQpBk minute 25. Teaching is a lot about listening. Michael Sandel

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Further inspiration https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Listening-tips-1485898

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Question 3 How do we use social media

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Teachers who blog are the best teachers. Dean Shareski http://www.joebower.org/2013/01/want-to-be-better-teacher-blog.html

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Sources https://www.blogger.com/ https://www.facebook.com/ https://www.linkedin.com/ https://medium.com/ https://wordpress.com/

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To find out how to blog with 6 year olds have a look at this posting: https://jocelynsutherland.com/2014/11/05/blogging-with-6-year-olds/

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Further inspiration http://www.slideshare.net/frankcalberg/11-advantages-of-using-a-blog-for-teaching

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Question 4 How do we connect with students

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What is a great teacher. http://youtu.be/is31rrXubQ0 minute 10. Connect with individual students. Then the individual students will connect with the topic to be learned.

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For 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. http://georgecouros.ca/blog/archives/3603

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Steven Herder: “What is a teacher” International Teacher Development Institute webinar December 17th 2011.

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Students are likely to be most motivated to buy the product - achieve success and learn responsibility - when they feel connected competent and in control. http://www.good.is/post/should-teachers-view-their-students-as-customers/

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If we are not connecting with our students in a meaningful and effective way we cannot be surprised that they do not hear see or understand what they need to. http://campustechnology.com/articles/2008/11/microblogging-and-relevancy.aspx

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Question 5 How do we give students freedom to choose things themselves

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Help students to choose themselves  what they learn  when they learn  how fast they learn  where they learn. http://voices.mckinseyonsociety.com/turning-school-upside-down/ http://www.personalizelearning.com/2013/01/culture-shift-when-learner-owns-learning.html

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Personalized learning is self-initiated / self-driven. Examples of what the student does  He / she identifies topics to learn.  He / she creates.  He / she publishes.  He / she connects with people to learn from / with.  He / she makes self assessment. http://www.teachthought.com/learning/the-definition-of-personalized-learning/ http://www.teachthought.com/learning/the-difference-between-differentiation-and-personalized-learning/

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Giving students choices - about their homework assignments how theyre grouped and so on - leads to higher levels of student engagement and achievement. http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/oct12/vol70/num02/Eight-Things-Skilled-Teachers-Think-Say-and-Do.aspx

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Encourage students to write to anyone they want to write to for example to friends / other students parents grandparents and/or teachers. http://www.edutopia.org/blog/intrinsic-motivation-growth-mindset-writing-amy-conley

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Question 6 How do we inspire students

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Teachers will still be there to motivate and inspire. http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com/2011/03/2020-teachers.html

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Offer objective advice. http://hbr.org/tipdate013012

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Provide an abundant supply of interesting and useful materials and resources. http://www.jpb.com/creative/Creativity_in_Education.pdf

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Source http://issuu.com/ http://www.pinterest.com/ http://www.scribd.com/ http://www.slideshare.net/ https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/

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Question 7 How do we work with students

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Sharing information and connecting with others - whether we know them personally or not - has proven to be a powerful tool in education. http://mindshift.kqed.org/2011/12/three-trends-that-define-the-future-of-teaching-and-learning-2/

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Sources https://drive.google.com/ https://www.dropbox.com/ https://onedrive.live.com/ http://www.skype.com/ https://www.whatsapp.com/

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http://www.edutopia.org/blog/golden-rules-for-engaging-students-nicolas-pino-james To make group work more productive the teacher can for example foster individual accountability by assigning different roles.

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Question 8 How do we challenge students

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Often it is the task of the skilled educator to deconstruct confront and challenge so that unlearning and then relearning can be facilitated. http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.co.uk/2012/01/learning-unlearning-and-relearning.html

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The educator’s role is changing from being a provider of information to a facilitator or moderator. http://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/documents/projects/effective-use-of-social-software-in-education-finalreport.pdf

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Further inspiration https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Brainstorming-the-SCAMPER-method-1452356

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Question 9 How can we help students give feedback to themselves

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http://www.ted.com/talks/daphne_koller_what_we_re_learning_from_online_education.html minute 12.

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3 questions that drive feedback students give themselves: 1. Where do I want to go 2. Where am I now 3. What do I do now to get to where I want to go Adapted from http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2015/11/11/students-self-assess-their-way-to-learning.html

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Communicate with individual students about the difference between 1. the progress they make. 2. the goals they set. http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/literacynumeracy/inspire/research/StudentSelfAssessment.pdf

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Question 10 How can we help students give feedback to each other

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Embed mechanisms for students to provide feedback to one another. http://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/7-strategies-make-your-online-teaching-better

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Peer tutoring helps students who act as tutors to confirm and deepen their understanding of a particular topic. Peer tutoring also enables struggling students to get help when the teacher is unavailable. https://www.khanacademy.org/coach-res/for-teachers/what-is-a-ka-classroom/a/the-role-of-the-student

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Grades cause an emotional reaction - either positive or negative. Feedback causes you to think and engage which is reflective learning. http://www.joebower.org/2011/12/real-assessment-for-learning.html Dylan William

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Students also need to be given opportunities to provide feedback to the teacher so that she can adjust the learning process materials and instruction accordingly. http://www.edutopia.org/blog/5-highly-effective-teaching-practices-rebecca-alber

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All great teaching boils down to a 4-step cyclical process. 1. Understanding what students need to learn. 2. Sharing this information in a manner that students can take in. 3. Practice. Giving students the chance to engage in content and master their new skills. 4. Giving feedback. http://mckinseyonsociety.com/mckinsey-wiring-students-success/

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Further inspiration https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/How-do-we-give-and-receive-feedback-1761017

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Question 11 How can we praise students for their effort

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Praising effort helps build resilience and determination while praising talent and ability results in risk-aversion and heightened sensitivity to setbacks. https://hbr.org/2013/12/building-a-feedback-rich-culture/ https://hbr.org/2012/01/the-right-mindset-for-success/

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Study shows that students who were given daily feedback and worked with a tutor who personalized every aspect of their instruction performed better than 98 of students taught in the traditional fashion. http://mckinseyonsociety.com/mckinsey-wiring-students-success/

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Ways of praising / rewarding process 1. Praise / reward a person’s focus on a topic. 2. Praise / reward the effort a person makes to reach a certain goal he/she has set. 3. Praise / reward a person’s improvement from period A to B. 4. Give the grade “not yet”. 5. Praise / reward a person’s perseverance.

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5 things you can say to praise effort 1. I like the way you tried different ways of finding solutions to that problem. 2. I admire how you concentrated as you did the work you did. 3. I was impressed about the time and energy you invested to better understand this issue. Your improvement shows it. 4. I found you showed great passion as you worked on improving that skill. How do you feel about how you worked 5. Everybody learns in a different way. Lets keep trying to find out which learning strategy works well for you. https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1327222891 Page 176.

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Question 12 How good are we at trying new things out

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In improvisation one has some idea - perhaps a theme perhaps an outline of a musical idea - and works with that making changes as one goes along. http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/12/14/1045226/-Some-thoughts-on-teaching

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The purpose of the designer is to create spaces for learning whether they are in person on paper or online. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/stephen-downes/the-role-of-the-educator_b_790937.html

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Question 13 Hi teacher how good are you at being yourself

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What is a great teacher. http://youtu.be/is31rrXubQ0 minute 32. Find out who you are. Be yourself.

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Further inspiration https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Questions-to-discover-your-values-1329394

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Question 14 How do we continue to learn

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Great teachers acknowledge that teaching is a learning experience – no matter how experienced they are. Source What is a great teacher. http://youtu.be/is31rrXubQ0 minute 6. Sir Michael Wilshaw

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Educators have always been collectors from the days when they would bring stacks of old magazines into class to the modern era as they share links resources new faces and new names. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/stephen-downes/the-role-of-the-educator_b_790937.html

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http://newsroom.opencolleges.edu.au/features/how-to-ignite-passion-in-your-students-8-ways-educators-can-foster-passion-based-learning/ Taking time for professional development personal renewal and reflection is important to creating passionate learners.

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Great teachers acknowledge that teaching is a learning experience – no matter how experienced they are. What is a great teacher. http://youtu.be/is31rrXubQ0 minute 6.

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Further inspiration https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Learning-strategies-1487708

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