Change Behavior First, Beliefs Will Follow

27 Sep


NPR Story: Teacher Expectations
A very interesting study was published last week outlining the power of teacher expectations on students and learning outcomes. Alix Spiegel of NPR has reported on the subject masterfully.

The final verdict: Teachers, you have an inordinate amount of power, and children live up to your expectations. . Being mindful of your thoughts, convictions, and assumptions will help you reach out to each student in your class.


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