Read e-book online An Empty Curriculum: The Need to Reform Teacher Licensing PDF

By Sandra Stotsky

ISBN-10: 1475815662

ISBN-13: 9781475815665

ISBN-10: 1475815670

ISBN-13: 9781475815672

Teachers can't train what they don't know. This state has tolerated a vulnerable licensing approach for potential lecturers for many years. This susceptible process has been observed via an more and more emptier curriculum for many scholars, depriving them of the data and abilities wanted for self-government.
An Empty Curriculum: How instructor Licensure checks result in Empty pupil Minds makes the case that the entire revision of the licensing approach for potential and veteran academics in Massachusetts in 2000 and the development of recent or extra challenging instructor licensing checks contributed considerably to the Massachusetts “education miracle.” That “miracle” consisted of tolerating earnings in fulfillment for college kids in all demographic teams and in all nearby vocational/technical excessive colleges when you consider that 2005—gains proven by means of exams autonomous of Massachusetts coverage makers.
The instant objective of this booklet is to give an explanation for what Massachusetts did in 2000 to bolster its instructor licensing and re-licensing method to make sure that all academics may well educate to really powerful K-12 criteria. Its greater function is to indicate that improvement of robust educational criteria in all significant matters may be by means of entire revision of a state’s instructor licensing method, now not, as has been the case for numerous many years, the improvement of K-12 pupil tests—if this kingdom desires to boost public schooling.

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