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Dean Larry Flick

Working in Partnership to Develop Skills of Educators

July 22nd, 2013

5Recent work in the College and with colleagues in K12 and the local community college has resulted in focused attention on the idea that scarce resources in education are best used internally to work as a team, elementary to college (P20), to address problems we see as common.  This idea is in contrast to the all too familiar approach of using these scarce resources to bring in some outside expert(s) to lead professionals through some prescribed course of action.

Below is an account of some of this thinking as we prepare to apply a partnership approach to developing deeper understandings and improving instructional skills for dealing with P20 student performance in mathematics. Read the rest of this entry »