Check out the brief entitled "Teaching for a New World" put out by the Alliance for Excellent Education. It highlights the need for colleges of education to improve teacher training in adolescent literacy (e.g., writing strategies and reading comprehension) across subject areas.
The brief also talks about improving preparation programs for high school teachers so they can prepare students with college- and career-readiness skills.
By Catherine Gewertz | Ed Week
November 6, 2009
If high school students are to master the skills and knowledge they need to do well in college or good jobs, their teachers need to be up to the task. And that will require revamping teacher-training programs, according to a paper released last week.