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Old 08-20-2022, 09:05 AM
 
Location: At the corner of happy and free
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This was in today's WSJ. I'd especially love to hear from teachers who have graduated in the past 5-10 years. Was your training similar to what is described in this article?

https://www.wsj.com/articles/educati...hare_permalink


"Worldview building and ideological manipulation take precedence over teacher preparation."

"The National Council on Teacher Quality reviewed how many schools of education taught prospective elementary-school teachers the “science of reading”—decades-old research that confirms the necessity of phonics, spelling and vocabulary instruction. Only 15% of schools emphasized these elements in 2006, which increased to 22% according to a survey from 2019."

"Students are the obvious losers. But teachers suffer, too. It’s almost a rite of passage that every teacher must go through hell his first year. Partly this is a function of getting used to the job, but it’s also a reflection of how ill-prepared they are by their training to stand in front of a classroom full of students."

Last edited by toobusytoday; 08-22-2022 at 12:57 PM.. Reason: opened again, removed the bypass paywall comment.
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Old 08-20-2022, 12:42 PM
 
Location: western East Roman Empire
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Dispense with the education of the schools, and have good masters at home instead.

We’ve come full circle since pre-industrial times.
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