Those who can, teach. Those who cannot pass laws about teaching

This was written by Paul Thomas, an associate professor of education at Furman University in South Carolina. It was published on dailycensored.com. By Paul Thomas A new slogan has appeared from the ranks of educators who know the new education reform movement to be misguided, uninformed, and powerful: “Those who can, teach. Those who cannot […]

Why Bill Gates (and Christopher Pyne!)are Wrong

Bill Gates in his Washington Post article, http://tinyurl.com/47mxu7e  How Teacher Development Could Revolutionize Our Schools suggests that one approach is to get more students in front of top teachers by identifying the top 25 percent of teachers and asking them to take on four or five more students. Part of the savings could then be […]