Before I gave my response...which will have to come at a later date (unless you follow me on twitter) ...I asked:
I've been thinking about that question for the better part of the afternoon so I thought I would throw it out to the world wide interwebby thing.
In the comments below, would you please offer a response to the question: What principles make for a GREAT teacher? Please identify if you are a parent, student, teacher or administrator.
If you would, would you send the link to your circle of peeps and ask them to respond? I am really curious to seeing what the responses look like.
I decided that, with my blog, I wouldn't write until I had something to say. I don't know that I can improve upon the silence but, a good question is a good question.