“The illerate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” ~ Alvin Toffler
“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” ~ Andy Warhol
Much has been written about and discussed on the state of primary and secondary education in the United States. Reform initiatives have been and are being implemented in school districts across this great country. The focus of these initiatives run the gamut from curriculum re-design to teacher efficacy. All of which are warranted in some form or fashion.
Ensuring what the “right” prescription for what ails us is paramount to a sustained rebound/recovery. It is indisputable the role that teachers play in student achievement. The corollary to that is the linkage between student achievement and effective teaching.
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