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“Kevin Bartram’s Great Teachers is an impressive composition that takes us on an analysis of how to apply best strategies used by some of education’s most inspiring teachers. His in-depth exploration offers elements of dynamic contrast to heighten the awareness of teachers so they can lean into their full potential and meet the needs of ALL students. The chromatic experience of this book are the leading tones that authenticate learning in and out of the classroom. The finale is up to us.”
Princess Moss, National Education Association Vice President teaching professional development
“Current educators and pre-service teachers who intend to step out of their comfort zone and broaden their perspectives will want to explore the concepts, ideas and recommendations in Dr. Kevin Bartram’s Great Teachers: Exploring Excellence in Education. Regardless of the subject matter you teach, the content in this book speaks directly to you. While rigor and relevance are stressed, the human aspect of our profession remains front and center throughout the book. Visionary educators realize that the students we are grooming now must be prepared for tomorrow’s world. I am grateful for the innovative guidance Dr. Bartram provides for us all as we venture into uncharted territory.”
Lynn Brinckmeyer MENC/NAfME Past President teaching professional development
“Kevin Bartram’s work does honor to a great profession by entering respectfully into the lives of those who excel in various disciplines. He gifts us with a remarkable and coherent blend of the complete educational environment with joyful personal reactions and reflections.”
Norah Lulich Jones, M.Ed.
Owner, Fluency Consulting LLC teaching professional development
“Masterfully done! Dr. Bartram’s Great Teachers: Exploring Excellence in Education provides a well-written technical framework to describe the complexities of the art of teaching combined with in-depth comprehensive biographies of eight of the most phenomenal teachers of our lifetime. The common threads revealed about the eight great teachers are fascinating. Celebrating my forty years in education, I could hardly stop reading, learning, and reflecting on my own career as a teacher. Perfect timing, Bartram’s book is the boost we need in education now! Educating and building relationships with our students is the focal point. The lessons learned from the greatest teachers featured in the book is a must-read for any educator who is serious about transforming and enhancing their teaching skills from good to great! Bravo!”
-Dr. Marci Catlett, Superintendent Fredericksburg (Va.) City Schools professional development
“I enjoyed reading about Coach Wootten! The chapter is well-written and presents many valuable lessons, concepts, and approaches. What a remarkable individual, teacher, and coach! There is a very important distinction between the process and product. If we embrace the process and focus on best effort and best execution of the smaller details and components the desired outcome is much more likely and more of a side-effect of great attention to detail and mission/philosophy.”
-Joseph A. Gallo, DSc, ATC, PT Director, Athletic Training Program, Professor Sport & Movement Science Department, Salem State University teaching professional development
Author, longtime teacher hopes his new book will "energize and honor" teachers past, present and future https://fredericksburg.com/news/local/author-longtime-teacher-hopes-his-new-book-will-energize-and-honor-teachers-past-present-and/article_1896851b-2c59-568a-a26e-4abef7630e71.html
“This is great. I can’t wait for the book to come out. It has been great to play a part in this important work.”
-Stephanie Rosenberg Wager Education Partner Manager, Gates Venture.com
In Great Teachers we take you inside the classrooms—and the heads—of some of America’s greatest teachers, opening the door to those inspired teaching strategies that distinguish excellence in the field of education. While most of these strategies are generally known, the real secret is how they were applied by these teaching geniuses.
From Leonard Bernstein and Christa McAuliffe to Teachers of the Year across the nation and across a variety of subjects, Great Teachers invites us in to witness the historic shaping of students’ futures while unlocking their common themes and successful approaches that other teachers can employ to light that same spark in their own students. No matter the grade or discipline, Great Teachers energizes and empowers all teachers to return to our own classrooms and dare to be great.
Great Teacher and legendary high school basketball coach Morgan Wootten (Ch. 5)
Profiles a number of National Teachers of the Year and Hall of Fame teachers and analyzes their common strategies to engage learners
This peer-reviewed work introduces a new learning theory called "The Learning Triad"--based on observation of how our profiled master teachers communicate
Includes a set of NEW Classroom Teacher Evaluation rubrics in multiple disciplines, based on the observable features of Great Teachers
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