The Perfect Teacher presents a pragmatic, practical guide to help you grow and flourish so that you can become the outstanding teacher who makes the difference between success and failure for the next generation. Expectations are high, time is short - prepare to be challenged and supported to be the best you can be. This book will inspire teachers to sustain their enthusiasm and passion for teaching. It demonstrates how to develop the habits of independent learning for all pupils and provides practical strategies to deliver outstanding learning that can be used and adapted for every age group or ability in all classrooms and includes developing pupils who respond to feedback and make good progress. The Perfect Teacher is vital reading for all teachers and school leaders who wish to make an impact on the learning and progress in their school. It is based on research (Hattie and Dweck) that shows the most important factor in the achievement of pupils is the mindset of the teacher - this book aims to grow that mindset.
It shares great practice that works for all different types of teachers to deliver outstanding learning and engage all learners and champions children and teachers as learners but is also rooted in the latest Ofsted framework.
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Jackie Beere has the great skill of making links between some complex ideasof research and theory and the practical reality of daily life in the classroom.Her book resonates with images that teachers will recognise as things thathappen with pupils in the everyday quest for learning. She offers step-bystepadvice and suggestions that are tailored in a way that can be usedtomorrow. The advice is built upon sound research that is explained andgrounded to make it accessible. This wisdom is then trained on the pressuresthat teachers find themselves under and the excitement of the job.Jackie has produced an engaging book, full of a passionate belief in thesatisfaction to be gained from the professional job of teaching. The bookoozes with sense, techniques to try and the joy of seeing young peoplelearning.Mick Waters, Professor of Education, Wolverhampton University In an ever-changing educational context, The Practically Perfect Teacherpassionately inspires and energises by explicitly highlighting the key habitsof an effective teacher. Through her reader-friendly style, Jackie Beereenables the reader to combine the notions of self-belief and a fervent desireto succeed along with a child-centred approach to provide practical strategiesfor all teachers seeking to deliver impact and make a positive difference tothe lives of children!Haroon Asghar, Deputy Head Teacher, Brookhouse Community Primary School The book is packed with honest, down-to-earth ways we can all make thelearning journey of young people more worthwhile and memorable: fromtheory which challenges long-held beliefs to classroom practice ideas thatreinforce what is expected of outstanding teachers. The book is bound tostimulate staffroom debate and motivate teachers to reflect on their practice.Nothing the book suggests is budget-breaking or beyond the reach of anyschool, and we will certainl