Great classrooms are characterized by positive, open relationships, mutual respect, and a shared responsibility for the learning process
If we balance the budget on the back of the educational system, we will be paying for it for years to come.
It is shortsighted to believe that better education comes from setting up schools that exclude the very children needing the most help.
Critical Thinking: The purposeful reflective judgment concerning what to believe or what to do. Is this a lost art?
The current reformers do not realize that learning is different from winning. Teachers can have the best game plan but they can't pick their teams.
Republicans fear caps on CEO pay/bonuses will drain talent from those jobs. Shouldn't they have same fears about slashing teacher comp and pay?
Doctor's mistakes are in the cemetery and lawyers' mistakes are in prison, teachers' mistakes get elected.
We must shift the focus of our classrooms from obedience to understanding.
Affluent parents are getting the schools they want. The question is whether they’ll support the schools that help other peoples’ children.
Many reformers have foolishly accepted at face value that teachers in lower income schools are less effective. They couldn't be more wrong.
A teacher has to be ON every moment of the day, despite his/her’s actual state of mind.