The Crucial Role of the Teacher

Olson, Joanne K.
October 2008
Science & Children;Oct2008, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p45
Academic Journal
The article presents methods and strategies which can be used to develop interaction patterns with students that can help teachers get more informative and productive responses from students. One important method is videotaping which can be a very helpful way to see what the students see and to ensure that teachers' actions match the intentions. The author explains that teacher behaviors are the essential core of effective teaching and make the difference between a classroom that seeks immediate and correct responses.


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