In response to the amazing sound clip article posted a few weeks ago – “What Makes a GREAT Teacher?” – I asked my students to think critically about what other parts of our Learning Environment are critical. The immediate response was “us”. “Without the students there wouldn’t be a school”. I then challenged them by saying “great, so What Makes a GREAT student?” and here are there responses:
There are several common themes including: listening skills, positive attitude, well behaved, hardworking, innovative, creative, respectful, proud of their work and polite.
I would be interested in hearing responses to this question from schools around the world. A global perspective in learning is critical and my students and I would love to know how people around the world think. I challenge you to ask your students the same question and post their responses. Looking forward to receiving your comments and ideas soon via this blog or twitter @mrkempnz