Interesting overview of a survey that set out to define a good teacher - in the eyes of students. One interesting conclusion... new is not always better. ". The survey indicated that teachers with 10 or more years of experience use methods that inspire students to learn, sometimes better than a younger, newer teacher might."
College changemakers are sought on a site that seeks to foster social entrepreneurship among college students. Also profiled here are some students already doing amazing work.mwhat is your educational organization doing to foster social entrepreneurship?
200 students in an exemplary Texas high school get the answers for a test in what may be one of the biggest cheating scandals yet. i guess there are negatives to social media. Word spreads quickly...even the answers to that test. ".Hundreds of high school seniors in Texas were caught cheating on their final exams last month. Now, officials at the southeast Houston Clear Creek Independent School District are investigating how around 200 students at Clear Lake High School acquired test answers before the exam in December."
"Teachers do not fear technology, as most are embracing it. Teachers do not fear reform that is good for kids, as many are leading it. Teachers fear a political push that uses technology as a cost cutting tool, promoting processes that build learning walls impossible for students to climb. Teachers fear a politician-centered or corporate-centered approach to education that does not put the student first. Or as Tom Whitby put it here, another tarnished silver bullet."