2013-2014 (Z-Term) Teaching Specialist or Lecturer: Cultural Studies, Comparative Literature
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Assistant Professor/ Associate Professor - Cognitive/ Behavioural Science (up to two posts) | University of Warwick
Had 2nd kid share anxiety over test-me"C'mon what's worst that can happen?" Him"They can fail me, fire my teacher & close my school." Well.
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What makes an effective teacher? Here is a post on the issue from veteran educator Marion Brady, a classroom teacher for years who has written history and world culture textbooks (Prentice-Hall), professional books, numerous nationally distributed columns (many are available here), and courses of study. His 2011 book, "What's Worth Learning," asks and answer this question: What knowledge is absolutely essential for every learner? His course of study for secondary-level students, called Connections: Investigating Reality, is free for downloading here. Brady's website is www.marionbrady.com.
I have been ranking the most challenging schools in the country and this region for 15 years. Rarely have I encountered anything like the American Indian Public Charter High School of Oakland, Calif., the No. 1 school on my 2013 list. It has risen to the top just as its city school board is trying to shut it down.Read full article >>