“A teacher’s subject-matter knowledge had little effect on the quality of student outcomes!”
“Teacher’s beliefs and commitments are the greatest influence on student achievement over which we have some control.
It is the case that the largest source of variance in learning outcomes is attributable to the students. (Hattie Visible Learning).
Visible teaching and learning occurs when learning is the explicit and transparent goal, when it is appropriately challenging, and when the teacher and the student both (in their various ways) seek to ascertain whether and to what degree the challenging goal is attained. Visible teaching and learning occurs when there is deliberate practice aimed at attaining mastery or the goal, when there is feedback given and sought, and when there are active, passionate and engaging people participating in the act of learning