What Makes Great Teaching? 6 Lessons from Learners by @Powley_R

Ruth Powley has collected ideas from her PLN to help teachers become great!

Tom Sherrington wrote recently that seeking student views can “help us to do a better job as teachers.”  At times, students’ viewpoints need to be treated with caution.  In Do Learners Really Know Best? urban legends about learners as ‘digital natives’ and ‘self-educators’ are exploded, whilst Kirschner et al. argue, that students do not always prefer the most effective form of instruction.  Despite this, what struck me when reading the Sutton Trust’s What Makes Great Teaching was the correlation to student’s voice I had done with Year 10 students on their views of effective teaching.

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Tom Sherrington wrote recently that seeking student views can “help us to do a better job as teachers.”  At times, students’ viewpoints need to be treated with caution.  In Do Learners Really Know Best? urban legends about learners as ‘digital natives’ and ‘self-educators’ are exploded, whilst Kirschner et al. argue here, that students do not always prefer the most effective form of instruction.  Despite this, what struck me when reading the Sutton Trust’s What Makes Great Teaching was the correlation to student voice I had done with Year 10 students on their views of effective teaching:

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