Not "Just" A Teacher

Often, there is a misconception that all it takes to be a good teacher is to be literate, smart, and have content knowledge. But it really takes a whole lot more than that.

Not "Just" A Teacher

There is a massive gap between the knowledge and skills we bring to the classroom and the knowledge and skills we should and could have with proper training and support.

The Skillful Teacher, page 3

There is more to good teaching than skill, but there is no good teaching without it.

The Skillful Teacher, page 9

Effective teaching lies in choosing appropriately from among the options to match given students, situations, or curricula

The Skillful Teacher, page 12

Teacher Functions Video

Jon Saphier gives an overview of the complexities of teaching.