How often do we hear that "people are born to be teachers"? While there are aspects of this statement that may be true, it devalues teaching as a profession and turns it merely into an art form. If teachers want to be treated like professionals, then we need to act as if great teachers are MADE rather than great teachers are born.
Take 15 minutes to listen to this wonderful podcast interview with Elizabeth Green, author of Building a Better Teacher.
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