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In a global ranking of educational proficiency, the United States doesn’t feature in the top 10 in reading. Nor does it appear among the top 20 in science or the top 30 in math. In this candid lecture, philanthropist Bill Gates explains the US’s subpar performance: Teachers lack adequate feedback. Though his proposal may seem like a quixotic panacea, Gates has put much thought into its cost, execution and potential. getAbstract recommends his ideas to teachers, administrators and instructors in any industry.

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Philanthropist Bill Gates is co-founder of Microsoft and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

 

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Though they have “one of the most important jobs in the world,” teachers in the United States receive sparse feedback, which, until recently, often was restricted to a single word: “satisfactory.” Without feedback, teachers can never aspire to improve. Additionally, students and, more broadly, the US economy suffer. No global ranking system for “teacher feedback systems” exists, but a multinational examination of academic performance provides some eyebrow-raising statistics: The United States ranks joint 15th in reading proficiency, 23rd in science and 31st in math. To address this situation, ...


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