What If …

If every other program in education was left exactly as it is, containing all of the flaws and problems that currently exist, but the quality of the average teacher was improved, students would greatly benefit. I believe that the benefit to students from such an approach would vastly outshine the benefits secure from fixing all of the problems that exist in textbooks, curriculum, and testing tools.


Goals Welcome to On Teaching.  If you’d like to hear the podcast episode where we discuss the content of this blog post, please click here. We have identified seven foundational elements of quality teaching and here we will discuss the third, Goals. In the previous post we talked about having a well-defined purpose that will […]

Welcome to On Teaching

Welcome to On Teaching.  Our goal is to improve the nature of education by helping teachers challenge their practices and beliefs.  By doing so teachers will be better equipped to make tough decisions by being better able to identify what is truly important, and worth fighting over, as well as what is not important.  Such […]