Making good teachers

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    Guests: Pam Grossman, Peshe Kuriloff and Meredith Mehra

    What makes someone a good teacher? Is teaching a skill that can be taught? Are there interpersonal and intellectual talents that are required? As teachers increasingly are held accountable for their student’s achievement, colleges and universities are facing pressure to evaluate teacher education programs and even raise standards for admission and graduation. Today on Radio Times we’ll talk about how to teach teachers and improve their effectiveness in the classroom. Joining us in the studio are PAM GROSSMAN, the incoming dean of the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania, PESHE KURILOFF, professor of Teaching and Learning at Temple University’s College of Education, and MEREDITH MEHRA, director of teacher coaches for the School District of Philadelphia.

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