Tuesday, December 2, 2008

A Sense of Calling: Who Teaches and Why

Referenced in Chapter 16 of our textbook, this study is full of "feel good" statistics about the teaching profession. A must read...


At a time of intense concern over the quality of the teaching force, this study shows that individuals entering the profession are admirably dedicated to their craft. Nonetheless, they, as well as the school administrators who supervise them, find fault with the curriculum in place at the nation's teaching colleges.