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Imagine if teacher preparation programs were focused on the doing, instead of just on time served. Educators already know the best learning happens when it is rooted in real-world problems and real-world engagements.
John King inherited a lot of very bad ideas from his predecessor Arne Duncan. One of them is the belief that teacher education programs can be judged by the test scores of the students taught by their graduates. 817 more words
Norfolk State University’s School of Education welcomed its first cohort of future teachers into the Future Teacher Academy. The focus of the new initiative, also known as FTA, is to increase the diversity of the teacher population throughout the Commonwealth and ultimately the whole country. 312 more words
“While we try to teach our children all about life,
they teach us what life is all about.”
You are likely reading this on the brink of our national election. 520 more words