Teachers’ Expectations Can Influence How Students Perform : NPR

18 Sep

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Teachers’ expectations about their students’ abilities affect classroom interactions in myriad ways that can impact student performance. Students expected to succeed, for example, get more time to answer questions and more specific feedback.

A fascinating look at what can happen when teachers expectations for their students change, looking at “how do we get teachers to have the right expections?”

Seven suggestions are provided for ways “teachers can change their expections.”

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Posted by on September 18, 2012 in Educational Technology


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