Emerging views on what to teach in school and how to reward teachers

From thisamericanlife.org this week:

474: Back to School

SEP 14, 2012
As kids and teachers head back to school, we wanted to turn away from questions about politics and unions and money and all the regular school stuff people argue about, and turn to something more optimistic — an emerging theory about what to teach kids, from Paul Tough’s new book How Children Succeed. Photo: Theotakes the marshmallow test.
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