How big a problem are ineffective teachers in schools? How can school systems decrease the numbers of such educators? What do you think of New York's planned approach?
November 2007 Archives
Can creating a presence on social networking services like Facebook help teachers forge more constructive relationships with students? Is it wise for teachers to become online "friends" with students? What limits should be set?
How would you feel about "In God We Trust" hanging in your classroom? Do the words raise First Amendment or cultural-sensitivity issues? How would you frame a discussion with your class about the motto?