Great Teachers Are Made, Not Born
March 3, 2010 4:16 PM Subscribe
posted by mai (44 comments total)
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Doug Lemov is getting some attention
for his work at identifying - and trying to replicate - the key things that successful teachers do.
of charter schools he helped found offers a no-apologies mission statement, and shows some impressive results.
to rid New York of the worst teachers are proceeding slowly, while Chicago's Renaissance 2010
initiative to "turn around" many of its lowest-performing schools, in some cases replacing them with charters and firing teachers and principals, remains controversial