Friday, March 06, 2015

Deborah Loewenberg Ball quoted in San Jose Mercury News

Tags: ball, expertise, teacher education, teacher effectiveness

A story in the San Jose Mercury News on what teachers, teacher educators, and others in education have said about the U.S. proposal to toughen regulation of teacher-training programs includes a quote from Deborah Loewenberg Ball: "What if airplane pilots said, 'my first three years were a wreck'? We worry about the safety of people at the hands of these other professions. Why don't we worry about children being at the hands of an adult, even a well-meaning adult, who doesn't know what he or she is doing?" Read the story here.

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