Research shows the most important factor determining the quality of education a child receives is the quality of his or her teacher.
But what does a great teacher look like?
If you throw all the qualities of great teachers into an algorithm and ask it to define the most important characteristics, this is what it might look like:
- Teacher influence persists in early grades (esciencenews.com)
- Once Nearly 100%, Teacher Tenure Rate Drops to 58% as Rules Tighten (nytimes.com)
- A Smart Way to Enlist, Induct, and Create Good Teachers for Urban Schools (larrycuban.wordpress.com)
- Teachers take lessons of No Child Left Behind to D.C. (cnn.com)