A New York Times Book Review Notable Book qA must-read book for every American teacher and taxpayer.q aAmanda Ripley, author of The Smartest Kids in the World Launched with a hugely popular New York Times Magazine cover story, Building a Better Teacher sparked a national conversation about teacher quality and established Elizabeth Green as a leading voice in education. Green's fascinating and accessible narrative dispels the common myth of the qnatural-born teacherq and introduces maverick educators exploring the science behind their art. Her dramatic account reveals that great teaching is not magic, but a skillaa skill that can be taught. Now with a new afterword that offers a guide on how to identifyaand supportagreat teachers, this provocative and hopeful book qshould be part of every new teacheras educationq (Washington Post).aMy students would go home on Friday able to solve a long division problem and on Monday no longer seem to remember how to begin, a ... came from the very same first, second, and thirdgrade math classes she had taught with such apparent success a few years before. ... related practice problems (subtraction with regrouping, say, or counting), was as unusual as using an elephant story to teach math.
|Title||:||Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone)|
|Publisher||:||W. W. Norton & Company - 2014-08-04|