Think about becoming a world-class teacher. Wow! It sounds like a lofty goal, right? Or we could say "become an exemplary teacher in your field." The first thing going through your mind is, "Could I accomplish such a feat?"
You can, and more so, you should aspire to reach this pinnacle of professional skill level. Every teacher should strive for this, and many can develop their skills using self-reflection based on data and evidence, along with feedback and coaching from other committed professionals.
Contributions to this blog will span many facets of education and will be digitally penned by many leading professionals in K-12 education, teacher education, or education research. Stay tuned and look for that little nugget that helps you move your thinking or aids in improving your professional skills to a higher level of expertise in the classroom or for preparing future teachers. Most importantly, please have lofty goals for you and your students! Doc