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How do you get the most out of college? The folks at Freakonomics asked the authors of the new book Getting the Best Out of College for advice. One quick thought: students’ choices in college matter more than their choices of college. (Freakonomics)
Firing Doogie Howser. Joe Williams “>continues the conversation begun here last week by Chad Aldeman, who asked what would haContinue Reading »
Soliciting student input whatever way possible. Kindergartners in Georgia will be asked to circle smiley, neutral, or frown faces next to statements about their teachers’ performance. It’s part of a pilot program aimed at incorporating student feedback into personnel decisions. (The Hechinger Report)
‘The Morality of a For-Profit College, in One Act.’ A former for-profit college admissioContinue Reading »
The Washington Post magazine has a very interesting article this week written by a special education teacher in DC.* Samantha Cleaver’s story is not unusual–it’s really hard being a first year teacher, probably harder still if you’re alternatively certified, and even harder yet to teach special education.
What makes her story powerful is the painstaking detail ofContinue Reading »