‘It ain't (only) what you do, it's the way that you do it’: A mixed method approach to the study of inspiring teachers

@article{Sammons2018ItA,
  title={‘It ain't (only) what you do, it's the way that you do it’: A mixed method approach to the study of inspiring teachers},
  author={Pam Sammons and Alison Kington and Ariel Lindorff and Lorena Ortega},
  journal={Review of Education},
  year={2018}
}
This paper draws on findings from a study of ‘inspiring’ teachers in order to illustrate the way in which the chosen mixed methods design contributed to the success of the research in addressing its research aims. The study investigated the concept of ‘inspiring’ and ‘inspirational’ teaching through recruiting a purposive sample of 17 primary and secondary school teachers in England drawn from nine schools in a single Multi-Academy Trust (MAT). The aim of the study was to integrate and… 
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