Teachers "turned on" to learning truly teach their students
| Dec 20, 2010
"Successful schools share a number of attributes—good leadership, a common vision that makes a climate of learning the highest priority, teachers who use best practices, an effective accountability system, and parent involvement. An attribute less frequently discussed is the manner in which teachers and staff pursue their professional development.
Would making the school a learning community—one that encourages teachers and staff to grow personally and professionally—benefit the students? Would a school with great teachers be more likely to become a learning community?"
Read more of this article by Martin Haberman, Distinguished Professor in the School of Education University of Wisconsin Milwauke in EducationNews.org online.