Speech Writeup: The GreatSchools Blog – The Myth of the Super Teacher

Jessica Kelmon, associate editor of the GreatSchools blog, did a great job summarizing my TED-Style talk, “The Myth of the Super Teacher,” for parents:
“Are you waiting for a super teacher to magically help your child? It’s no wonder. From To Sir, with Love to Dangerous Minds, we’ve been fed a steady diet of brilliant, miracle-working education whisperers for decades. Inexperienced yet innovative, these young idealists take on the bland land of classroom learning and turn it into Hollywood heroics. Now, with a new generation of educators seizing the lectern, we’ve got aspiring super teachers appearing at a struggling, turnaround, and/or charter school near you…” Click here to read the rest of this post on the GreatSchools blog.