Alexander Pope is an assistant professor in the Seidel School of Education and Professional Studies. He also serves on the KDP Public Policy Committee.
Matt Miller, host of the podcast “This…Is Interesting,” recently interviewed Amanda Ripley, author of The Smartest Kids in the World; And How They Got that Way. The interview talks about four American students’ experiences studying abroad, and makes sweeping suggestions for the organization of education and teacher education in the United States.
Do you feel the United States treats teachers like “professionals” (and what might that mean to you)?