Archive for the ‘Teachers’ Category

I’ve been thinking about how high schools prepare us for grown-up life recently. I’ve been wrestling with the idea of becoming a high school teacher, but there are certain aspects I can’t seem to overcome, such as the seemingly small role that a teacher plays in someone’s life. Perhaps a bit of background will sort […]

The New York Times published an article in their magazine this past weekend titled “Building a Better Teacher“. The article outlines the task of placing better teachers in classrooms. The trouble comes in when defining “better teachers”. What makes a good teacher? In the US, the yardstick for “good” teaching seems to be standardized testing, […]