Sunday, September 7, 2014

9-7-14 All NEW Living in Dialogue - Teach Your Teachers Well + Wayne Au Tangles with the Gates

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Teach Your Teachers Well
Teach your teachers well? Some think anyone can teach in the public schools. Visiting Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education at Howard University, Denisha Jones disagrees. Learn more about Denisha here. The post Teach Your Teachers Well appeared first on Living in Dialogue.

Wayne Au Tangles with the Gates-Funded Education Lab Journalism Project
By Anthony Cody. In August, Louisiana teacher and investigative reporter Mercedes Schneider wrote about the dangers of having education journalism directly funded by the Gates Foundation. This morning, she followed up that post with another, pointing out that while it sounds benign to “focus on success,” this is itself a huge bias. What would stories have looked like in the 1960s if reporters cove

9-6-14 All NEW Living in Dialogue
Home | Living in Dialogue:End Suspensions, and Bring Play Back to KindergartenBy Sara Lahm. Is there a crack forming in the anti-child world we have been subjecting our children to for far too long? I ask this question on the heels of Minneapolis Public Schools Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson’s announcement that, effective immediately, preschoolers, kindergarteners, and first graders will no long