Education Week, Sept. 19, 2001
At its core, education is both a personal and interpersonal activity. For many people, true learning does not come by study in solitude, but from inquiry alongside an informed instructor. True learning also comes from working with others to reach a common goal. In the words of the author, "Education means to draw out, not to put in."
Nowhere is this truer for teachers than in the professional development they receive prior to becoming a teacher and during their professional lifetime....