We want teachers to meet the needs of ALL students in their classrooms, and yet most teacher prep programs never show them how. We espouse the benefits of personalized instruction, and yet most programs still employ a “one size fits all” model where teacher candidates move in a lock-step fashion course-by-course. For those seeking a better way of preparing teachers, check out my commentary recently published in the Journal of Competency-Based Education: Implications for Educator Preparation Programs Considering Competency-Based Education.
The principles of CBE are solid–but I’m working on taking this a step further–I’m actually in the process of developing a brand new, innovative educator preparation program that’s unlike anything currently available in the United States. Want to know more? Interested in preparing future teachers with excellence? Reach out to me and let’s talk.