Great teachers don’t teach school, they teach people.
They don’t “control” their classes, they lead individuals to thrive.
They don’t get kids “caught up,” they meet learners where they’re at and inspire curiosity… Without judgement or shame.
They don’t depend on “data to drive instruction,” they inspire people to fall in love with learning.
They aren’t concerned with “accountability” because they’re entrenched in authentically caring that students feel like worthy and capable human beings.
They don’t “teach to the test,” nor do they teach “curriculum” or “standards.”They literally teach people to be authors, artists, mathematicians, athletes, scientists, historians.
Great teachers are artists, empowering people to craft lives which make the most of their unalienable rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.