4 Keys to Great Teaching and Learning

| December 19, 2017

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After 17 years as a classroom teacher and another seven working for Chicago Public Schools’ Head Start program, I think a lot about what is needed for success in this field. For instance, years of experience counts, as does graduating from an accredited university and gaining credentials in your area of specialty. Even just having the supplies needed for your classroom is important. You need passion to teach because it requires so much effort—a lot more than what you are compensated for in your paycheck. If you don’t have the heart to teach kids and promote learning for them, you will be miserable and ineffective. You’ll spend a lot of time explaining why your students are not successful instead of using that energy for creativity and success.

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