What is an education in 2008?
I am a public high school teacher and I am so proud of this. I teach AP American Government and Politics. I feel that I work hard and that I seek new ideas and strategies to use with my students. My students want to learn and be successful, and I want to help them the best that I can. What knowledge and skills do students need as they progress from high school to the best universities? What skills are they most lacking and how can we as teachers help? What about after college, as our students enter the work force? Are there books that you would suggest high school teachers read? What one book is a must for students to read?
Thanks, Glenn- North Canton, OH
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