Good Teaching: A Play-By-Play

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In some ways, teaching is like sports: there’s a lot that’s unseen by the untrained eye. That’s one reason post-game analysis is popular. So why not do that for something vital to our future? Southern Education Desk reporter Dan Carsen used to be a teacher and a teacher-trainer. As part of our series "What Makes Good Teaching," he offers a play-by-play from right here in Birmingham.

What Makes Good Teaching? Straight From The Classroom, A Play-By-Play

 

In some ways, teaching is like sports: there’s a lot that’s unseen by the untrained eye. That’s one reason post-game analysis is popular. So why not do that for something vital to our future? Southern Education Desk reporter Dan Carsen used to be a teacher and a teacher-trainer. As part of our series What Makes Good Teaching, he offers a play-by-play from right here in Birmingham.

Below are photos from Brad Fournier’s classroom and chess club at Birmingham’s Sun Valley Elementary School.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dan Carsen

Education Reporter