There are a variety of ways to learn and college is not the only way, especially now.
Each year, I have between 80 and 150 students. This is called ‘having influence over young people’.
In NY State, you need at least 18 ‘education credits’, a BA and then an MS/MA from a University.
Then you need to take a Content Specialty Exam (CSE), the LAST (a liberal arts exam), and an ATS-W (teacher theory / jargon) exam.
The State has implemented more exams to take for people who went through the system after I did. Each one of these exams has a fee attached to it. It must be a great moneymaker for NY state government and colleges – seeing all the people going to college to become teachers.
I’ve mentioned code.org and seattleclouds.com. Here is another site run by a guy with 26 million students. He dropped out of college. This means he doesn’t have a teaching credential. Just like Salman Khan over at khanacademy.org. How…
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