Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Nite Cap 12-31-13 #BATsACT #RealEdTalk #EDCHAT #P2


James Baldwin said it best: 

"For these are all our children, and we will profit by or pay for whatever they become."


A BIG EDUCATION APE NITE CAP




DailyCensored Happy New Year from 'For-Profit University' (FPU) !
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Our Top 10 from 2013, but Bill Gates is Still Not Making Nice with Teachers | Teachers' Letters to Bill Gates
Our Top 10 from 2013, but Bill Gates is Still Not Making Nice with Teachers | Teachers' Letters to Bill Gates: Our Top 10 from 2013, but Bill Gates is Still Not Making Nice with TeachersPosted on December 31, 2013by Teachers'LettersToBillGatesDear Bill and Melinda,As 2013 comes to a close, we thought we would highlight the top 10 posts on Teachers’ Letters to Bill Gates that most resonated with te
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I Was A Different Person Last year…
I Was A Different Person Last year…: I Was A Different Person Last year…by EDWARDBERGER on DECEMBER 31, 2013Ed, all you ever blog or Tweet about is education. Ending this year, can’t you write about something else?Okay, from 2013 here is something educational, but not about our schools:When I was in college, I inherited old books from an Englishman’s library. One set of leather-bound books contain
12-31-13 Schools Matter
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12-31-13 Seattle Schools Community Forum
Seattle Schools Community Forum: Goodbye to 2013 - Hello to 2014!Pop quizzes!Pew Research Center - News IQ QuizSlate's News Quiz.Nice idea for the new year - a Good Times Jar project.  A good way to keep track of what matters to your family and showing gratitude for the good things (big and small) in your lives. Even little victories count.Start this January with an empty jar. Throughout the year
Choosing to sue: Here's a look at some 2013 lawsuits involving school choice
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‘Naked’ Common Core Exposed by Catholic Education Leader
‘Naked’ Common Core Exposed by Catholic Education Leader: ‘Naked’ Common Core Exposed by Catholic Education LeaderDecember 30, 2013, at 11:28 AM  |  By Bob Laird  | The Cardinal Newman Society today launched a series of reports on the controversial Common Core State Standards (CCSS) with an eye-opening report by Dan Guernsey, Ed.D., of the National Association of Private Catholic and Independent S
12-31-13 Ed Notes Online
Ed Notes Online: Message to Farina and de Blasio: Undo the Damage"The schools of Baghdad and Kabul will recover sooner than the NYC school system under your management." ... Norm Scott to Joel Klein --- quoting my self from a c.2004-6 PEP meeting.Eterno and Epstein: Revoke Jamaica High School's Death Sentence... NEW YEAR APPEAL TO INCOMING MAYOR AND CHANCELLOR: SAVE THE COMPREHENSIVE HIG
Inspiring moments in the classroom. They happen and they matter | Get Schooled | www.ajc.com
Inspiring moments in the classroom. They happen and they matter | Get Schooled | www.ajc.com: Inspiring moments in the classroom. They happen and they matter COMMENT(1) 0 2 1 3View Larger Ernest HolsendolphPrevious PostsFire the teacher who told student we don't need another black presidentDecember 30, 2013Should Georgia change its constitution to allow Dunwoody and others to create own schools?De
12-31-13 Wait What?
Wait What?: Governor Malloy: Blessed are the PoorAt yesterday’s press conference at the State Capital, Governor Malloy bragged about the extraordinarily positive impact Connecticut’s new minimum wage law have when it takes effect at midnight tonight.  “As the clock strikes 12 in this state, many people … will actually lift themselves out of poverty,” Malloy said during a press event and rally. […]
A Brief History of Reform! | Deborah Meier on Education
A Brief History of Reform! | Deborah Meier on Education: A Brief History of Reform!Posted on December 31, 2013 by debmeierDear readers,It’s been a while since I’ve written in this space.  But I’ mending my ways.What set me off?   My granddaughter just came across something interesting—and not new.  In 2001 PBS put together a video called School: The History of American Public Education.  In connec
ANALYSIS: New NYC schools chancellor wants dramatic – even joyful — departure from Bloomberg era | Hechinger Report
ANALYSIS: New NYC schools chancellor wants dramatic – even joyful — departure from Bloomberg era | Hechinger Report: ANALYSIS: New NYC schools chancellor wants dramatic – even joyful — departure from Bloomberg eraBy Liz WillenIn a city where politicians and some educators are obsessed with raising test scores, New York City’s new schools chancellor Carmen Fariña stood beside her new boss this week
2014: Let’s have a good one | Seattle Education
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12-31-13 Scathing Purple Musings | Color me purple in Florid
Scathing Purple Musings | Color me purple in Florida, red in Washington, dark sky-blue in Israel and public school in Education: Is Merit Pay Dead in Florida?The indispensable John O’Connor of StateImpact has a preview of the upcoming legislative session. Here’s what he writes about teacher evaluations and merit pay: The Student Success Act requires school districts begin paying teachers based on
Morning Wink 12-31-13 AM Posts #BATsACT #RealEdTalk #EDCHAT #P2
BIG EDUCATION APE - MORNING WINK  AM POSTSLISTEN TO DIANE RAVITCH 12-31-13 Diane Ravitch's blog A site to discuss better education for all #thankateacher #EDCHATDiane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all: G.F. Brandenburg: What Do NAEP Scores Show about D.C.?G.F. Brandenburg keeps a close watch on D.C. Schools. In this series of posts, he compares academic gains in D.C. befo
LISTEN TO DIANE RAVITCH 12-31-13 Diane Ravitch's blog A site to discuss better education for all #thankateacher #EDCHAT
Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all: G.F. Brandenburg: What Do NAEP Scores Show about D.C.?G.F. Brandenburg keeps a close watch on D.C. Schools. In this series of posts, he compares academic gains in D.C. before and after the chancellorship of Michelle Rhee. What he finds is a district that was showing steady improvement before Rhee arrived, and where the gains post-R
12-31-13 The Answer Sheet
The Answer Sheet: Nine educated education predictions for 2014!I recently published a list of  best  and worst education news of 2013 by California veteran teacher Larry Ferlazzo, and here are his predictions for 2014 in education. He teaches English and Social Studies at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, has written five education books, writes a teacher advice blog for Education Week Tea
Racial Microaggressions Experienced by College Students | Larry Miller's Blog: Educate All Students!
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12-31-13 Ms. Jablonski's Class Blog
Ms. Jablonski's Class Blog: Too High On MethRecently, Andrew Frey, a man from Oregon was high on meth and decided to have an adventure outside. He apparently went to a store named Brook's Market and refused to leave for his unusual behavior. Eventually an employee finally kicked him out of the store, but he happened to stumble into a bar. The most strangest thing was he began to masturbate in the
12-31-13 Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | …For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL
Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | …For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL: More Good Resources On Asking QuestionsHere are new additions to The Best Posts & Articles About Asking Good Questions: I really like This Post Will Make You A More Effective Communicator In 90 Seconds by Shane Snow. Asking Better Questions: 6 Ways to Improve Classroom Discussions is from ASCD. For Students, Why the Que
12-31-13 Fred Klonsky | Daily posts from a retired public school teacher
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12-31-13teacherken at Daily Kos: Eugene Robinson on Unemployment benefits, the cruelest cut of all
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12-31-13 @ The Chalk Face
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12-31-13 THE WHOLE CHILD BLOG From Educator Evaluation to Empowerment — Whole Child Education
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12-31-13 Perdido Street School
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Torlakson calls for giving school districts more money for Common Core | EdSource Today
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2013 in review | Crazy Crawfish's Blog
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Cool Cat Teacher Blog: Top 10 Education Blog Posts of 2013
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Our Thinking Has to Change | Connected Principals
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Nite Cap 12-30-13 #BATsACT #RealEdTalk #EDCHAT #P2
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