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A Game-Changing Education Book from England

E. D. Hirsch, Jr. | Posted 08.27.2013 | Books
E. D. Hirsch, Jr.

A British schoolteacher, Daisy Christodoulou, has just published a short, pungent e- book called Seven Myths about Education. It's a must-read for anyone in a position to influence our low-performing public school system.

How to Improve Teacher Training: The Clinical Model

Kenneth D. Witmer, Jr., Ph.D. | Posted 11.06.2012 | College
Kenneth D. Witmer, Jr., Ph.D.

Teacher preparation is substantially strengthened by increasing the amount of supported field work prospective teachers experience within their preparation programs.

Joy Resmovits

Are Teachers Prepared To Learn From Standardized Tests?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 05.22.2012 | Education

These days, it's not enough for teachers to know how to manage a classroom, impart knowledge and deliver lesson plans. In the wake of test-heavy po...

U.S. Not Recruiting Top Applicants For Teaching, Study Finds

Education Week | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Countries with the best-performing school systems largely recruit teachers from the top third of high school and college graduates, while the United S...

The New School of Education?

Paul Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Paul Miller

Some of the most interesting examples of urban education reform anywhere in the nation are happening here in Los Angeles. One of these reforms is in teacher training.

Obama, Duncan and the Public Schools

Alan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

Despite what Duncan thinks, nothing short of experience is going to prepare middle-class aspiring teachers to work with students who have high social and academic needs.