How can you take control of your teaching, both literally and internally? Read my Top 10 list that advises a teacher on how to get what you need in this demanding job of ours, how to survive it, and how to love it.
Kelly Gallagher on the simple concept: "Everyone improves."
I know the use of new teachers in harder-to-teach classrooms is frowned upon, but maybe they have some pros in the face of so many cons: energy, passion, and flexibility.
This is in response to the Sacramento Bee's article about failing PE students having to re-take PE in 10th Grade. Poor souls.
Education needs to reach beyond those within education for ideas on how to solve its problems. Maybe the X Prize Foundation can figure it out.