How School Teachers Could Become the Foot Soldiers of Education Research

Spread the loveAsk any classroom teacher, and they will tell you that nothing can prepare a person for their first day as a teacher. ¬†University classes and the professors who teach them, however well-meaning and intelligent, simply cannot replicate the challenges and day-to-day real-life situations that teachers experience. There is a certain element of trial by fire that comes with beginning teaching. Those of us who have been to school and studied pedagogy can certainly attest to that. The research they studied in school is not particularly useful when faced with a classroom full of living, breathing kids. ¬†But, why … Continue reading How School Teachers Could Become the Foot Soldiers of Education Research