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Building a better teacher : how teaching works (and how to teach it to everyone)

Author: Elizabeth Green
Publisher: New York : W W Norton & Company, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Launched with a hugely popular New York Times Magazine cover story, Building a Better Teacher established Elizabeth Green as a leading voice in education. Green's fascinating, accessible, and teacher positive narrative dispels the common myth of the "natural-born teacher" and introduces maverick educators exploring the science behind their art. Her dramatic account reveals that great teaching is not magic, but a  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Green
ISBN: 0393351084 9780393351088
OCLC Number: 891671970
Notes: "With a new afterword"--Cover.
Description: 380 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Prologue: How to be a teacher (part one) --
Founding fathers --
A teacher is born --
Spartan tragedy --
Knead and rise --
An educational start-up --
Lemov's taxonomy --
The discipline of discipline --
The power of an inside joke --
The holy grail --
A profession of hope --
Epilogue: How to be a better teacher (part two) --
Afterword: What better teachers do.
Other Titles: Building A+ better teacher :
Responsibility: Elizabeth Green.

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