Great Teaching Is an Important Thing, But Not the Only Thing

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Nov 18 2015 10 mins   38
It's a well-established axiom that teachers are the single most important influence in a child's education. In this segment, we look at the other influences that shape academic outcomes. Follow: @tomwhitby @blairteach @ShiftParadigm @bamradionetwork Ed Chat Archive: Mark Weston Ph.D. has worked at all levels of the educational system — classroom, school, congress, US Dept of education, technology companies and universities. He's currently an Associate Dean at Georgia Tech and co-author, along with Alan Bain, of the Learning Edge – What Technology Can Do to Educate All Children. Nancy Blair is a school improvement consultant who frequently worked with the High Schools That Work. Tom Whitby is former contributing Editor at SmartBrief, founder of #Edchat, Twitter-Using Educators, and NYSCATE Network.