I was talking to @RoyWatsonDavis about this yesterday but have also been pondering what makes a great teacher.
One key thing that can make a significant difference is the language a teacher uses.
A skilled teacher may not even realise it but what they say and how they say it, is core to students understanding what they are learning.
A great teacher uses language, terminology and phrases that they know can help students access learning at all levels and vary these according to who they have in front of them.
These teachers also know when a new phrase or way of explaining is needed….
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