Stumbled onto this interesting perspective. Before knocking any of the following points read his reasoning.
Only thing I noticed missing was a reminder of the key and increasingly under-appreciated roll parents play in their children’s education.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2014/08/14/seven-things-teachers-are-sick-of-hearing-from-school-reformers/?tid=pm_local_pop By Ian Altman 1. Don’t tell us that you know more about good instruction than we do. 2. Don’t talk to us about the importance and rigor of the standards. 3. Don’t tell us about testing data. 4. Don’t tell us “The research says…" unless you’re willing to talk about what it really says. 5. Stop with the advice about teaching critical thinking skills. 6. Stop using education reform clichés. 7. Don’t tell us to leave politics out of the classroom.