"A child's learning is the function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher." James Coleman, 1972

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Why Darling-Hammond Should Be Secretary of Education

Could we be moving from the Spellings Era of "big girl panties" talk to a time when big girl ideas get implemented? We should be so blessed.

From Edutopia (ht to Richard Lakin):

1 comment:

  1. Great video!

    I am in a teaching certification program currently, and it is great to see reaffirmation of social-emotional learning. Building relationships with students is not something I put all that much thought into while considering the teaching path, but there seems to be no downside. The better relationships I have with my students, the more attentive they are in class, and we have more fun as a class.

    I'm looking forward to reading both your new posts and looking back through your archives.