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There is no single best approach in teaching. This new text challenges the idea that there is a ‘best way' to teach. Instead, the authors explain, a more pragmatic approach is required. Teachers need a range of skills and strategies to select from, work with and adapt. Every school, cohort, class and child is different. Beyond that, strategies that worked well with a class last week, may prove ineffective the next.
Chapter 4: Teaching and Modelling
Over the years I have spent in the company of teachers, I have heard teaching compared to many different things, such as the following.
Teaching is like lighting a flame.
Teaching is like training an animal.
Teaching is like ...