Thursday, December 15, 2011
High school feels different in the big white mansion at the edge of the Navy Yard in Philadelphia--no desks in rows. No 47-minute class periods. No warnings to remove the hat, put the cell phone [ Read More ]
Sunday, December 11, 2011
A National Education Association commission on Thursday issued a series of recommendations for promoting effective teaching practices.
Among the suggestions is a plan to increase requirements for teacher candidates with all completing a one-year residency and passing a performance assessment before entering the classroom.
The commission also recommended creating new career ladders and evaluation systems for teachers. Education Week/Teacher Beat blog