Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Want to Improve Test Scores? Prepare Students for the Fall, Before the Summer Begins!

The last week of any school year is a notoriously unproductive one. Here is a radical, but rational, idea for our public and private schools.

Students should spend the last week of each school year with a teacher from the next grade level. During that time, a propsective teacher would introduce the curriculum, books, key concepts and skills the students will need to learn next year in order to be successful. Student learning would get an early “head start” on the content and learning standards critical for the next year.

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