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This thesis explores the topic of effective teaching in the world of education. There are many definitions to describe what effectiveness is, but a central theme is comparative to educational objectives. Once goals are established, effectiveness can be measured. It is clear through literature and research that a teacher has a huge impact on their students, not only within one year but has a cumulative effect that stretches across many years. This literature review separates effective teaching into two sections: qualities and characteristics of effective teachers and practices and strategies of effective teachers. The findings were quite conclusive and showed that effective teachers are: relational, communicative, intelligent, professional, and have a growth mindset. This literature review shares a few effective strategies teachers use to impact student achievement including: classroom management, instruction, assessment and accounting for student differences.
Young, M. D. (2021). Effective Teaching: the Qualities and Strategies That Impact Student Achievement [Masterʼs thesis, Bethel University]. Spark Repository. https://spark.bethel.edu/etd/725