I had an interesting conversation with a young professional recently, and it centered around what was best for the kids in the classroom with a difficult situation. The topics of punishment, logical consequences, and the value of content were raised. I resisted the temptation to tell her my vision of the 'right answer' and shared this story, based on my own real experience, instead.
Across the country, a growing number of educators are transforming student learning and the teaching profession in new ways through teacher-powered schools. More than 200 of these educators gathered in Minneapolis for the first Teacher-Powered Schools National Conference.