Thursday, July 9, 2009

How to Hire and Manage

Teach for America is shaking up American education. In an interview with the New York Times, its founder, Wendy Kopp, talks about how she has learned techniques that work for her in hiring and managing. I thought it was a terrific article with really good insight.

Charisma? To Her, It’s Overrated
Published: July 5, 2009
Wendy Kopp, who started Teach for America, believes that teachers must have perseverance as well as the ability to influence and motivate others in a sophisticated way.

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