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Do Not Operate Unless Trained!

Center for Teaching Quality

CTQ blogger and college professor Jon Eckert states: "When it comes to educating kids, maybe we should pay more attention to the Fire Extinguisher Principle: 'Do not operate unless trained.'” He points out that many Teach for America graduates as well as many college professors are poorly trained to be effective teachers. One commenter provides pushback by asking how we know that the traditional training route for teachers is effective? To see Jon's answer and the discussion click below!

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