Inspiring teaching: learning from exemplary practitioners

@inproceedings{Sammons2016InspiringTL,
  title={Inspiring teaching: learning from exemplary practitioners},
  author={Pam Sammons and Ariel Lindorff and Lorena Ortega and Alison Kington},
  year={2016}
}
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate the concept of “inspiring teaching” based on case studies of exemplary practitioners in England to inform professional development and collaborative learning and support school improvement. Design/methodology/approach – The study adopted a mixed methods design involving multiple perspectives. Data sources included interviews with teachers, two systematic classroom observation schedules and qualitative field notes from classroom observations… 
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