Huffington Post Blog: A Real Recipe for Improving Schools
By Harriet Sanford
President & CEO, The NEA Foundation
"To get one idea of how to improve teaching in our nation's schools, drop by the local hospital. Chances are you'll see a group of doctors and medical students walking from room to room, observing physicians interacting with patients, asking questions of each other, and thinking hard about how to apply what they've seen to their own practice. It's the stuff of countless medical shows, and the reality of how professionals in a wide range of disciplines get better at what they do over time, often even after their formal training has ended." ...