What are we reading this week? Here are our favorite blog posts, stories, and news from the world of education:
- "Just as we recognize that aspiring doctors need training before they can diagnose and prescribe, we must acknowledge that teaching candidates require an upfront investment." The New York Times imagines a world where we trained teachers like doctors.
- Professional Development: Are You Content with the Scenario? Content, context, clarity, collaboration, and climate: Peter DeWitt at EdWeek ponders the necessary elements for authentic PD that empowers teachers.
- At IdeaFM, 14 Reasons Why Pokemon is the Future of Learning. (While you're obsessing over Pokemon Go, check out our collection on Using Pokemon to Build Literacy Skills.)