Education is the foundation of our economy.
Recently, I was part of a high-level discussion about maths and computer science education, how we could improve their reach and effectiveness.
WHAT ARE THE CHARACTERISTICS OF AN INNOVATIVE EDUCATOR?
Reflective—As an educator, it is important to reflect on what is working and what is not. Even though it can be a little uncomfortable, we have to admit when a great lesson was really a flop. We must constantly examine our processes and our concepts to make sure they are what is best for the students we teach.
The Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development, which brings the world the international testing program of 15-year old students known as PISA, just issued a new report called “Measuring Innovation in Education: A New Perspective, Educational Research and Innovation.”