First-ever Global Teacher Prize winner Nancie Atwell joined CNN’s New Day panel and spoke her mind about the Common Core system and those wanting to pursue a job in teaching.
After winning what many call the Nobel Prize for teachers, Atwell encouraged those seeking a job in education to look into the private sector and stay away from schools that implement Common Core.
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“Because public school teachers are so constrained right now by the Common Core standards and the tests that are developed to monitor what teachers are doing with them. It’s a movement that’s turned teachers into technicians, not reflective practitioners,” Atwell said. “And if you are a creative, smart young person, I don’t think this is the time to go into teaching unless an independent school would suit you.”
h/t: Mad World News