Some Ariz. schools get back to basics

Some schools in Arizona have taken a low-tech approach to education, preferring to focus on the fundamentals. Officials, who expect enrollment at the "basics" schools to grow, say students learn in rows and teachers stand at a chalkboard. "It cuts way down on distractions when a classroom is teacher-centered," said Patti Karr, a fourth-grade teacher. "Kids aren't sitting in groups, and they aren't relying on someone else to do their work. They learn to be independent learners."

View Full Article in:

Arizona Republic (Phoenix) (tiered subscription model), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Principal – North Dayton School of Discovery
National Heritage Academies
Dayton, OH
K-12 Teachers Needed at Int’l Schools
The International Educator
Multiple Locations
Learning Assessment Specialist at India's Leading K12 Education Enterprise
XSEED Education (India)
Gurgaon (New Delhi Area)
RFP Specialist, Contract Position
ASCD
Alexandria, VA
Superintendent of Schools
Richland School District One
Columbia, SC