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Good Teaching + Low Tech = High Achievement

Sunday, March 2nd, 2008

A few weeks ago I posted a brief piece about the Time Magazine article, How to Make Great Teachers. The focus of the Time feature was America’s teacher shortage and the potential use of merit pay to attract and retain talented educators. Perhaps the more interesting read, however, was Stanford professor Linda Darling-Hammond’s accompanying sidebar, [...]

Today’s Students, Tomorrow’s Teachers?

Monday, February 18th, 2008

Last week, Time Magazine featured the article How to Make Great Teachers. Yesterday, the St. Louis Post Dispatch ran the brief story Blunt, Sebelius discuss need for more teachers of math and science. While the solutions offered by Time and the Governor are debatable, the gravity of the situation is irrefutable. As noted in Time, [...]