This resource demonstrates how equity audits can support increased achievement for all students, regardless of socio-economic class, and provides “inequity indicators” for evaluating your school.

Developing High-Quality Teaching Skills

Developing high-quality teaching skills

Teachers will not come to the school knowing all they have to know, but knowing how to figure out what they need to know, where to get it, and how to help others make meaning out of it.

A Nation Prepared

In the previous chapter, we discussed one of the two essential characteristics a high-quality teacher possesses: equity consciousness. Moreover, we offered strategies an equity-oriented leader can employ to assist teachers in developing equity consciousness. In this chapter, we turn to the next essential characteristic of a high-quality teacher: well-developed teaching skills. First, we will describe these skills and then again offer practical strategies for leaders to use in helping teachers develop or refine their teaching skills.

Although there is a ...

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