Education

Going Back to Zero Enough already! As a nation, we generally agree that the teacher is the single most important variable in the education of children. However, very little has been done since A Nation At Risk was published in 1983 to improve the status of...

In a speech to Nationally Board Certified teachers, Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, spoke about America’s need to attract and retain highly talented and capable individuals into the teaching profession. Secretary Duncan specifically pointed to how other countries incentivize the highest performing college graduates to...

How does class size affect the abilities of effective teachers? My first year of teaching I sat looking out in a sea of 35 third grade faces thinking to myself, “Where in my methods classes did they prepare us for this scenario?” I knew right then...