Tuesday, February 15, 2005

Let's Talk About Real School Reform

NOB HILL--There is a lot of talk about school "reform" by people who have spent very little time in the classroom. No wonder then that their ideas about reform have little to do with the classroom as well. They don't seem to know enough about actual learning situations to try to "reform" them. Well, I spent 31 years teaching in Albuquerque's elementary classrooms. Let me give this my own spin. More standardized tests are not reform. These tests are for administrators sitting in soft chairs behind big desks. But more about tests some other time...

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