... Elementary Teachers Teacher Expectation and Academic Success "Highly effective first grade teachers have distinguished abilities to teach literacy
all day. They are expert re-teachers, re-framers, and reminders. They motivate students
by varying the speed, breadth, and depth of literacy lessons. They demonstrate their
exceptionality by breaking literacy into doable steps, teaching as many as 20 different
skills in a single hour". (Black, Okar & Hunt)
"When students do not learn a concept on an initial attempt, they have exceptional
talents in reviewing concepts using varied modalities, contents, and texts. Their
hypothesis is that with repeated instruction and new methods, stud...