Mentoring

This prompt from #te@achthought asks that we blog about what a good mentor does. Since I work with so many student teachers, I think I’ll discuss what a good master teacher does. First and foremost, the master teacher needs to create a safe environment for the student teacher, a place …

Educational Reform

I’ve been in Norway for the last few days, attending this year’s American Studies Association of Norway conference. There were many good presentations, but two in particular that I want to blog about. This first post will address the research of Thomas Hatch, professor at Columbia’s Teachers College and co-director …