I’m grateful to work at a school where learning (rather than ‘good teaching’) is valued… - Jina Belnick
Being a good teacher is not just about well prepared lessons…The second of these is:
I am grateful that I now understand that being a teacher is no longer just about a well prepared lesson. For me it has become an understanding of what engaged learners look like; what the curriculum and all its interwoven components require – and how we need to listen to every child to help them to get to know themselves as learners. - Jina Belnick (Original post here).
[teachers] manage to listen and respect children's choices while at the same time creating an atmosphere where children are challenged and feel safe to try new things. - Anna Golden (Original post here).I love reading blog posts that make you nod and smile and think YES! Teaching is a wonderful thing...