Previous Chapter Chapter 9: The Superpower Audit: How Am I Doing? Next Chapter
Chapter 9: The Superpower Audit: How Am I Doing?
WE SHOULD NOT JUDGE PEOPLE BY THEIR PEAK OF EXCELLENCE; BUT BY THE DISTANCE THEY HAVE TRAVELED FROM THE POINT WHERE THEY STARTED.
Transforming your classroom takes focus and attention, but it's worth it. Classrooms where students own their learning tend to have fewer behavior problems and a more pleasant classroom climate (Lai, 2011). Further, Marzano's (2003) research reminds us that teachers are the number one factor affecting student achievement in the classroom. The goal is to shift your practice, putting kids in [Page 132]control of their learning. In short, your hard work will have a big impact on student learning and make your teaching experience ...