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Testing for Wisdom? | Truth in American Education
Testing for Wisdom? | Truth in American Education : Testing for Wisdom? I noticed an article in Scientific American entitled “ Is the U.S. Education System Producing a Society of Smart Fools? ” They interviewed Cornell University psychologist Robert Sternberg who annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science they said sounded the alarm about standardized testing. He addressed proble
Torlakson Announces CA Schools Mobile App Release - Year 2017 (CA Dept of Education)
Torlakson Announces CA Schools Mobile App Release - Year 2017 (CA Dept of Education) : State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Announces Release of CA Schools Mobile App SACRAMENTO—State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today announced the release of the California Department of Education’s (CDE) first mobile application that offers detailed information about California’s 10,000 publi
Commencement speaker warns graduates: ‘You are entering a low social esteem, often thankless, profession’ - The Washington Post
Commencement speaker warns graduates: ‘You are entering a low social esteem, often thankless, profession’ - The Washington Post : Commencement speaker warns graduates: ‘You are entering a low social esteem, often thankless, profession’ UNLESS YOU BECOME A BADASS TEACHER Badass Teacher (BAT) Association WELCOME TO THE BAT CAVE Badass Teacher Association Web Site BATs (@badassteachersa) • Instagram
Remade Pile of Words: Will ‘conscious’ charters fail? – Cloaking Inequity
Remade Pile of Words: Will ‘conscious’ charters fail? – Cloaking Inequity : Remade Pile of Words: Will ‘conscious’ charters fail? About this time 16 years ago I was sitting on the lawn listen to Professor Ray McDermott talk about the work of bees in a hive and the application of their activity to education. It was a PERFECT spring graduate school course. Well, in that course, McDermott also used
Why should the federal government support high-quality early education? - The Washington Post
Why should the federal government support high-quality early education? - The Washington Post : Why should the federal government support high-quality early education? Every year the National Institute for Early Education Research at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, releases a report on state-funded prekindergarten programs in the United States. It is the only national report with det
EWA2017: “Nation’s Education Reporters Confident They’re Making a Difference” – Missouri Education Watchdog
EWA2017: “Nation’s Education Reporters Confident They’re Making a Difference” – Missouri Education Watchdog : EWA2017: “Nation’s Education Reporters Confident They’re Making a Difference” Is the Job of an Education Reporter to Learn How to Write PR Instead of the Facts? Philanthropists, NGOs and EdReformers Hope So. The Education Writers Association (EWA) is the invitation only event for writers
Several states moving to expand age kids must be in school - ABC News
Several states moving to expand age kids must be in school - ABC News : Several states moving to expand age kids must be in school A dozen states are trying to keep children in school longer, from making kindergarten mandatory to raising the legal drop-out age. But it's not an easy sell. Nevada is among the states this year that have or are considering proposals to stretch the compulsory attendan
Moan-day Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all
Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all : Moan-day Diane Ravitch's blog A site to discuss better education for all New Jersey: Over-Testing is Hurting the Children It is Supposed to Help 4 by dianeravitch / 1h From a teacher in New Jersey: Testing Frenzy Steals Learning Time from Students The public school testing frenzy is at an all-time high, and it is robbing our stud
Schools Matter: Chavous, Personalized Learning, and Real Indy Voices
Schools Matter: Chavous, Personalized Learning, and Real Indy Voices : Chavous, Personalized Learning, and Real Indy Voices Hoosier School Heist TV is Doug Martin's channel featuring videos of his book tour across Indiana speaking on the corporate takeover of public education. Order Hoosier School Heist at http://hoosierschoolheist.com/. Follow Hoosier School Heist on Facebook: https://www.facebo
Plan to outlaw for-profit charters hits online ed too :: SI&A Cabinet Report :: The Essential Resource for Superintendents and the Cabinet
Plan to outlaw for-profit charters hits online ed too :: SI&A Cabinet Report :: The Essential Resource for Superintendents and the Cabinet : Plan to outlaw for-profit charters hits online ed too (Calif.) Legislation aimed at prohibiting for-profit charter schools from operating in California would likely also disrupt educational services to about 25,000 students pursuing online independent study.
Torlakson Urges to Fight Against Childhood Obesity - Year 2017 (CA Dept of Education)
Torlakson Urges to Fight Against Childhood Obesity - Year 2017 (CA Dept of Education) : State Schools Chief Torlakson Speaks at Childhood Obesity Prevention Conference SACRAMENTO—State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson on Friday told educators and school nutrition officials at a major conference to keep fighting against childhood obesity and urged them to oppose President Trump’s
A new marker of success at graduation: The seal of biliteracy - The Washington Post
A new marker of success at graduation: The seal of biliteracy - The Washington Post : A new marker of success at graduation: The seal of biliteracy Max Moss started studying Spanish in sixth grade and never stopped. He learned to speak the language, read it and understand conversations. By the time he hit 12th grade, he knew enough to recite 13th century poetry and write his senior thesis in Span
TEACHER VOICE: Trump wants to axe the program that allowed me to serve my country and its highest-need children - The Hechinger Report
TEACHER VOICE: Trump wants to axe the program that allowed me to serve my country and its highest-need children - The Hechinger Report : TEACHER VOICE: Trump wants to axe the program that allowed me to serve my country and its highest-need children A Denver teacher worries about the proposed defunding of national service programs I wish my teacher knew I don’t have a friend to play with me,” a st
Learn more about the Schott Foundation for Public Education's Work.
Grantmaking | Schott Foundation for Public Education : Learn more about the Schott Foundation for Public Education's Work. The Schott Foundation’s core belief is that a broad-based grassroots movement is central to creating the systemic change that is needed to address the disparities poor children and children of color face in our nation’s public education system. Click here to view our current
Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: WEEKEND QUOTABLES
Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: WEEKEND QUOTABLES : WEEKEND QUOTABLES Art by: Furia ACK, a street artist from Portugal living in London. Betsy DeVos When reporters kept asking her about her own climate-change views, she responded: “Certainly, the climate changes. Yes.” -- Washington Post Chris Baehrend, president of ChiACTS on CTU merger "What it does is it helps all Chicago teachers fight togethe
I Only Do This Because You're Doing Well [Stop Asking Me About Your Grades] | The Jose Vilson
I Only Do This Because You're Doing Well [Stop Asking Me About Your Grades] | The Jose Vilson : I ONLY DO THIS BECAUSE YOU’RE DOING WELL [STOP ASKING ME ABOUT YOUR GRADES] Not a day goes by when a student asks me how they’re doing in class. My teaching days have about three guarantees: a student will ask to go to the restroom when they already asked in their previous classes, a student will ask w
About the SCOTUS Blog | deutsch29
About the SCOTUS Blog | deutsch29 : About the SCOTUS Blog This post is a public service announcement of sorts. I was doing some research on the SCOTUS (Supreme Court of the United States) case, Trinity Lutheran vs. Comer , and I wondered whether my readers know about the SCOTUS blog and other SCOTUS online resources. Yes, the Supreme Court has a blog called the SCOTUS blog. It has a search featur

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