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Good Teaching Is Not Just About the Right Practices


In a series of interviews with master teachers, a reporter finds that certain intangible qualities matter more than the best tactics. Good teaching isn’t about following a “rigid list of the most popular evidence-based tools and strategies,” veteran high school English teacher Renee Moore tells Kristina Rizga for The Atlantic’s On Teaching series. The most effective teaching tools, Moore suggests, are intangible qualities that directly address the fundamental human needs of a diverse classroom community—traits like empathy, kindness, and a deep respect for the lives and interests of individual students. Working from a place of caring, Rizga reports, the [...]

Good Teaching Is Not Just About the Right Practices2022-05-21T20:46:23+00:00


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