Voices from the Field: What Is a Master Teacher? Book and Study Guide Set
Based on groundbreaking research from the DeBruyn Institute for Teaching Excellence and Kansas State University, this book provides the first true insight into what it takes to become a master teacher.
The 13 core beliefs all master teachers hold in common.
The 10 characteristics that all teachers must have if they have any chance of becoming a master teacher.
The relative importance of passion for teaching, passion for content, and subject matter mastery to master teaching.
Why it's vital to have a desire to be excellent.
The role of respect in causing students to achieve.
The importance of high expectations for self and for students.
Identify goals teachers should strive for as professionals.
Guide teachers in developing a personal improvement plan that leads to mastery.
Provide administrators with characteristics to look for in new hires.
The study guide provides activities and reflection questions teachers can complete as individuals, in pairs, or in groups to develop the beliefs and skills necessary to grow and become a master teacher.