Category Archives: Teachers unions

Are We Beginning To See The Light?

I think the argument is not simply teaching MORE science and math but teaching science and math more effectively.  The answer lies in teaching LESS content in a more in-depth and inquiry based way. Teaching  science and math in an interesting … Continue reading

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Top Test Scores From Shanghai Stun Educators

We are facing a modern day Sputnik.  I have never seen such a concentrated and often hostile effort in this country to reform education.  If we want to do it right, educators and their Unions must join the dialogue in … Continue reading

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Teachers Need a Better Evaluation System

Most teachers and administrators will admit that the current system of evaluation is superficial and ineffective. The problem is the union entrenchment in the status quo. When new ideas are researched and offered to the public debate, the official response … Continue reading

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Teacher’s Unions are in Trouble

Unless the teachers and admnistrators start offering some intelligent reform alternatives, this type of insanity is going to be forced upon them and in the end, our children’s education is going to suffer.    Jeb Bush urges education leaders to … Continue reading

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Bill Gates Needs to Do Some Research on Educational Reform

There is no valid research supporting any of Bill Gates hysterical solutions for improving our education system. Indeed, the research is conclusive that smaller class sizes improve educational outcomes and merit pay does not improve teacher effectiveness. As for the … Continue reading

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