Effective classroom teachers are equipped with a virtual bag of tricks that would make Mrs. Poppins green with envy. Strong educators work diligently at motivating students, monitoring student morale, building rapport and trust with students, and delicately delivering lessons that are challenging, engaging and rewarding. Yet, patience may be the most essential virtue of educators worldwide. Exhibiting patience with young learners is so vital for educators, that without it, even the best designed lessons fall flat.
Co-released by CTQ and six other organizations, this groundbreaking guide offers practical tools (including examples of successful state policies!) for those who seek to improve teaching quality for the benefit of all kids.