Educational Planning (Idealism Tempered in Reality's Forge)
By Douglas Patterson
Published: April 1, 2013.
Educational planning should focus on what behaviors we wish to encourage in our students. Since we learn best by doing, teachers should keep students busy. Children are a diverse group, and we should not expect them all to achieve at a single level - as "No child Left Behind" apparently requires. If each child achieves near his optimal potential, the schools have succeeded in their mission.