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Teaching Standards

Appreciate Teachers Today, Tomorrow and This Year

Jonah Edelman | Posted 07.07.2013 | Impact
Jonah Edelman

I love that we have a day to recognize Mrs. Holland and the countless teachers like her. But the day also concerns me a little: we spend one day thanking teachers for caring for our nation's children, but we don't always expend the same energy thinking about how to support them as professionals.

The Case for Design Thinking in Education

Christine Nasserghodsi | Posted 09.04.2012 | Education
Christine Nasserghodsi

The problem seems evident in the language. We 'adopt' programs. We 'purchase' materials. We 'integrate' technology. We even 'train' teachers. For all of the changing programs referenced, how many teachers actually changed their practice?

Another Health Care and Education Discussion

Brian Crosby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Brian Crosby

We too often oversimplify important, complex issues in education and rely on testing in ways it wasn't designed to be used by people that don't really understand that.