Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Deborah Loewenberg Ball quoted in story on teacher prep

Tags: ball, expertise, teacher education, teacher effectiveness, teacher quality


A story in the Deseret (Utah) News, “Teaching the teachers: Do we know how to create real professionals?” quotes Deborah Loewenberg Ball. On the contention that teaching skills can be taught, mastered and tested, Ball said, "Our position is that [the] profession should take responsibility for this." The story also mentions TeachingWorks and its focus on high-leverage practices, and quotes Jenny DeMonte (PhD ’08), a former SOE staff member. Read the story here.

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