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Can I be Zubin Mehta?

11.18.14 | 0 Comments | ,
Teachers are often compared to coaches, but conductors may be a more appropriate metaphor.... Read More

What’s tenure got to do with it?

11.11.14 | 6 Comments |
What's wrong with tenure? Not as much as opponents claim.... Read More

Rock, paper, iPhone

11.06.14 | 0 Comments | , ,
No matter how much new technology enters our classrooms, children still have to do the hard work of learning and learning deeply.... Read More

Minority-serving institutions can diversify teaching workforce

11.04.14 | 0 Comments | ,
Minority-serving institutions can play a vital role is creating a more diversified teaching workforce.... Read More

Putting supervisors on a steep learning curve

10.28.14 | 0 Comments |
Observations are a way for both teachers and supervisors to learn more about instruction.... Read More

Collaborative innovation for improving learning outcomes worldwide

10.07.14 | 0 Comments | ,

By JAMES O’MEARA

After arriving in the United States in 2011 to assume presidency of the International Council on Education for teaching, my one thing has been to internationalize teacher education by linking teachers to the global learning agendas of UNESCO and the OECD.

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Being a problem

09.30.14 | 0 Comments |
If we believe that schools are shaping students for their eventual full-fledged roles as American citizens, then school discipline policies and classroom management practices should be about far more than shushing kids and keeping them in straight lines as they walk through the halls.... Read More

School success begins by investing in babies

09.23.14 | 0 Comments |
If we really want success in school, we must start earlier, and a good way to do so is by revising social policy with regard to the nurturance, protection, and enrichment of the very young.... Read More

Investing in teachers: It’s what Americans support

09.16.14 | 0 Comments
the 2014 PDK/Gallup Poll of the Public's Attitudes Toward the Public Schools shows that American favor improving teaching quality in a variety of ways — board certification, longer practice teaching, and more rigorous entrance requirements for colleges of education.... Read More

More than black and white in Ferguson

09.10.14 | 0 Comments
The events that unfolded in Ferguson were about more than race and race relations.... Read More

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