Monthly Archives: February 2011

Teacher effect on performance

Recently read somewhere that researchers have found that teachers account for 10-20% of a student’s achievement levels.  My first reaction was, Gee that’s not much, people critical of teachers could use this in further judgment of the profession.  However, here … Continue reading

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Explanation

I  have been reading blogs by Larry Cuban (larrycuban.wordpress.com), Sherman Dorn (shermandorn.wordpress.com) and schoolsmatter.info for some time and thought, Well why not spout off my 2 cents and try to get my few minutes of fame as well?  Actually, their … Continue reading

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