The Science and Craft of Teaching

Principal John Curry observing teacher Noah Foster at work, at the Community Action Middle School

With lawsuits trying to make it easier to rid the system of ineffective teachers, more attention is going to how to teach teaching.Elizabeth Green, co-founder of Gotham Schools (now Chalkbeat) and the author of Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone) (W. W. Norton & Company, 2014), explores "best practices" for training educators.

EVENT: Elizabeth Green reads tonight at Book Court, 163 Court St, in Brooklyn at 7pm.