Posts Tagged ‘philosophy of education’

Ask Reading Kingdom: Did you make a “rookie mistake” early in your career?

Mistakes are a normal and healthy part of the educational process – provided that we learn from them. Renee (Educator) Asks: What’s one rookie mistake you made early in your career? Reading Kingdom founder, Dr. Marion Blank answers: I’m not sure if this qualifies as a “mistake” but one event does stand out clearly in my mind. I was a…

Ask Reading Kingdom: Does Teacher Training Need Improvement?

Children today face many complex demands, and the pressure to meet state and national standards has left educators with little room to meet unique student needs. A teacher asks: If we know that teachers are not coming out of teacher preparation/ pre-service programs with the skills and understanding to deal with the complex issues that students face, then why aren’t…