U.S.: Low Standards for Teacher Training
The U.S. public education system is trying any number of techniques—from charter schools to presidential initiatives to oil-company-run teacher academies—to catch up to countries like Finland and South Korea in math and science education. But policymakers seem to be overlooking one simple solution: requiring math and science teachers to progress further up the educational ladder before they teach those subjects to kids.
(via U.S. science teachers are behind in training, degree requirements. - Slate Magazine)

U.S.: Low Standards for Teacher Training

The U.S. public education system is trying any number of techniques—from charter schools to presidential initiatives to oil-company-run teacher academies—to catch up to countries like Finland and South Korea in math and science education. But policymakers seem to be overlooking one simple solution: requiring math and science teachers to progress further up the educational ladder before they teach those subjects to kids.

(via U.S. science teachers are behind in training, degree requirements. - Slate Magazine)

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    So true…
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    U.S.: Low Standards for Teacher Training The U.S. public education system is trying any number of techniques—from...
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    I suppose since this only looks at national standards and state standards differ, that this is perhaps nitpicking, BUT...
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    surprise, surprise: tfa and devaluing career educators aren’t going to solve the world’s problems
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    I’m enjoying the fact that you can’t even see NZ on this map.
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    Why just for for math and the sciences? Social studies (along with English and World Languages) is key to understanding...
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    Um, where is all of South East Asia and Oceania? Given the PISA scores for several countries in the area, this seems...
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