Educational reform must occur outside of the compulsory school system.
We spurn real teachers—those with the capacity to inspire—and replace them with instructors who teach to narrow, standardized tests. These instructors obey. They teach children to obey. And that is the point. - 2011/04/11
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Barbara Gross Davis broke new ground in 1993 by publishing , a practical guide for college teachers. Davis, then dean of educational development at Berkeley, sequenced the content of the book to parallel the delivery of a course, defining key terms i...
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