Outstanding initiatives are happening in science classrooms every day. But they are only taking place because devoted, extraordinary teachers do what needs to be done despite the conventional practice. These teachers move over and above the official vocabulary-dense textbooks and encourage student to gain 21st Century Skills, inquiry-based learning and participation. They also make their courses relevant to students’ lives, instead of simply being preparation for another school course.
Teachers are key players in the renewal of school education. Many studies, surveys and the widely accepted understanding of education analysts support the idea that the critical evolution of the school system has should do with the changes related to the role of the teacher. On their study “How World’s Best-Performing School Systems Come Out On Top” McKinsey&Company (2007) have studied the characteristics of top performing educational systems from the past decade and the lessons of their success, which are simple: The only way to improve an educational system is to improve instruction.
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