Debunking the myth of the teacher performance plateau

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BRYAN GOODWIN (bgoodwin@mcrel.org; @bryangoodwin) is president and CEO of McREL International, Denver, Colo. He is the author of Unstuck: How Curiosity, Peer Coaching, and Teaming Can Change Your School (ASCD, 2018).
WILLIAM J. SLOTNIK (bslotnik@ctacusa.com; @billslotnik) is founder and executive director of the Community Training and Assistance Center (CTAC), Boston, Mass. 

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  • Joel Berg, Ph.D.

    There is a marked difference between mechanistic teaching and creative teaching. The former is based on factory-like throughputs and, unfortunately, has been the model among uninformed politicians and some vested interests. Boards of education and fine administrators encourage teachers to grow in creativity, offer improvements, and above all, meet student needs for the present and the future.

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