Blog posts from October 2012

October 24, 2012 · By Joe Graba

Finnish education expert, Pasi Sahlberg, gets attention from leading Twin Cities education reporters; speaking tour makes lasting impression on teachers, policy makers and community members.

October 22, 2012

A provocative new book,Trusting Teachers with School Success, examines schools where teachers are already calling the shots and preparing students for life through designed learning programs that support "beyond-academic" achievements such as character development, problem solving and collaboration.

October 19, 2012 · By Joe Graba

Pasi Sahlberg tours Minnesota "explaining" how Finland became the top school system in the world to teachers, policymakers and community members.

October 18, 2012

How would our education system be different if we empowered teachers to make decisions that influence the entire school? A provocative new book,Trusting Teachers with School Success, asserts that this approach would create the schools that many of us profess to want.

October 16, 2012

Education Evolving announces the release of Trusting Teachers with School Success, a book depicting how schools could be improved if we trusted teachers to call the shots in both the classroom and in decisions influencing whole school success.

October 12, 2012

Our current strategy for improving schools is focused on controlling teachers. A new E|E book advocates the opposite – that trusting teachers is the key to school success

October 9, 2012 · By Ted Kolderie

Everybody talks about "good teaching," but what does "teaching" really mean? Jack Frymier presents a totally different concept of teaching and of "good teaching."

October 5, 2012 · By Lars Esdal

Two E|E senior associates have written a new book which argues that, in the position to collectively call the shots, teachers can create school cultures of success and high performance that we so desperately need.

October 2, 2012

In the hunt for ways to fix K-12 public schools, the solution often embraced is to tell teachers what to do and how to do it. But what if trusting teachers, and not controlling them, is the key to school success?