Wednesday, 5 June 2013

Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: 3 ways to decrease the teacher dropout crisis

Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: 3 ways to decrease the teacher dropout crisis:

"Ron Maggiano, an award-winning teacher in Virginia recently announced his retirement, stating, “I can no longer cooperate with a testing regime that I believe is suffocating creativity and innovation in the classroom.” Maggiano is not alone. In an ongoing blog post, Lisa Nielsen uses text and video to tell the story of teacher dropouts. The stories of teacher dropouts share a common theme, a concern for the impact of high stakes testing.

Advocating for education reform is one way to decrease teacher dropouts. But don’t stop there educators."


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