Thursday, January 5, 2012

Linda Darling-Hammond on improving teacher training programs | Thoughts on Public Education

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Credentialing Commission’s new direction - by John Fensterwald - Educated Guess

Last summer, Gov. Jerry Brown appointed Stanford University School of Education Professor Linda Darling-Hammond to what the state auditor called one of the state’s worst-run agencies, the Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Now, as the newly elected CTC vice chair, Darling-Hammond, a national authority on preparing new teachers, shared her thoughts on how the Commission should view [...]

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Efforts to improve student learning often fall short despite best intentions - by Barnett Berry

Recently, I visited innovative charter schools in the Bay Area. At one school, physical spaces and teachers’ schedules are designed to encourage collaboration. Another school involves community organizations and parents in student learning during and after the school day. One is well stocked with technology. At another, teachers take on leadership [...]

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