A Harvard Business School survey of HBS alumni indicates that 70% believe American competitiveness will decline over the next three years. Why? One of the problem areas cited is our K-12 education system.
Our K-12 education system is struggling. What are the pitfalls to teaching to the test? If we are to get teachers to engage students without relying on test scores, then we need to bring creativity and inspirational tools into the classroom.
Dr Melanie Hicks, Director of Sponsored Programs at the prestigious University of Tampa is responsible for administering the grant and the program referred to as Math and Science Masters. She discusses the importance of collaboration between teachers. Watch this discussion of how this program is changing education as usual by bringing real-life experiences into the classroom.