Thursday, May 13, 2010

Stephen Krashen on how to reform education

We are steeped in talk of school reformation and change. We are frequently directed to student data borne of testing students. But do we see the kind of reformation and change we hope for?

Take a look at an interview with Stephen Krashen linked below.

Decades of research confirm that poverty has a huge impact on student learning. Many studies show that more poverty means lower scores on all measures of school achievement. There are also many studies that show us just how poverty negatively impacts school performance.

In light of this interview, what can we do to improve education?