A paperback version of Defining Teaching Excellence: The Characteristics, Practices & Experiences of Highly Effective Teachers can be purchase here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1985584301
The information and quotes in this book are excerpts from a doctoral study conducted and written by Dr. Keith Leger. The study was designed to identify and describe the common characteristics, practices and experiences of teachers with perfect evaluation ratings including classroom observations and student growth performance. The findings, emerging themes and implications are universally applicable to anyone in the K-12 education profession.
“In a way, reading “Defining Teaching Excellence” is like learning about a group of Olympic gold medalists. It’s intriguing to read about how people who are the absolute best at what they do actually think and work. With it’s inspiring insights and practical ideas, this book has the potential to be immensely helpful to both novice and experienced teachers. It’s possible it will also give parents of students a new appreciation for what these professionals make happen each day in their children’s classrooms.” – Donna Price, Lake Charles American Press