Saturday, January 7, 2012

Damn Good Education Daily 1-7 #EDCHAT #EDREFORM

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Big Study Links Good Teachers to Lasting Gain

nytimes.com - WASHINGTON — Elementary- and middle-school teachers who help raise their students’ standardized-test scores seem to have a wide-ranging, lasting positive effect on those students’ lives beyond acad...

DianeRavitch

Know Your Rights

ed.gov - OCR enforces several Federal civil rights laws that prohibit discrimination in programs or activities that receive Federal funds from the Department of Education. These laws prohibit discrimination...

arneduncan

Big Study Links Good Teachers to Lasting Gain

nytimes.com - WASHINGTON — Elementary- and middle-school teachers who help raise their students’ standardized-test scores seem to have a wide-ranging, lasting positive effect on those students’ lives beyond acad...

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Thanks2Teachers Why I don't believe that school is a child's most important job -goo.gl/RMexd #edchat #elemchat #edu#teachers #education20 minutes ago · reply · retweet · favorite

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Larryferlazzo Best piece on NYT study RT@criener: Economists 2teachers:We’ve dropped the “Deselection” &moved straight 2 “Fire ‘em” bit.ly/AuzlH94 minutes ago · reply · retweet · favorite

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Report: Does money matter in education? - The Answer Sheet

washingtonpost.com - The answer to the often-debated question — Does money matter in providing a quality education? — is yes, according to a new report that reviewed research on the subject. To someone not steeped in s...

educationnation

Here We Go Again « InterACT

accomplishedcaliforniateachers.wordpress.com - Big news today in education policy and research – or was it? The Gates Foundation-funded Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) project continues to update its research findings, and continues to arg...

CohenD

One Study Does Not a Policy Make

jerseyjazzman.blogspot.com - And so it begins: one working paper comes out - a study that hasn't even been published yet in an academic journal - and we're supposed drop all the previous high-quality research about the unrelia...

jerseyjazzman

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Zion-Benton District 126 teachers strike for second day

abclocal.go.com - January 6, 2012 (ZION, Ill.) (WLS) -- For the second day in a row, classes are canceled for thousands of Zion-Benton high school students as teachers and district officials work to hammer out a n...

Smallschools

Clergymen Are Among Arrested Protesters

cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com - Updated, 6:26 p.m. | Four pastors, including a member of City Council, were among seven men arrested Thursday morning in front of the city Law Department during a protest of the city’s ban on allow...

leoniehaimson

Majority of Minnesota Teachers Working Without Contracts

modeducation.blogspot.com - digg_url="http://modeducation.blogspot.com/2012/01/majority-of-minnesota-teachers-working.html"; Teachers in over 200 Minnesota school districts are currently working without contracts, accordin...

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Two Good Online Video Games For English Language Learners

larryferlazzo.edublogs.org - I’ve previously written about how I use online video games as a language-development activity for my ELL students. Here are two new games, along with links to their walkthroughs (instructions on ho...

Larryferlazzo

Nobody Doesn't Like Sandra Lee

nyceducator.com - Hi folks! I'm Sandra Lee, hostess of Food Network's best show, Semi-Homemade, and soulmate of none other than NY State Governor Andrew Cuomo! I have to tell you though, New Year's Day with Andy was...

TeacherSabrina

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Book Reveals Friction Between Rahm Emanuel, Michelle Obama

huffingtonpost.com - Then-White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel offered his resignation to President Barack Obama in February 2010 after a series of columns appeared depicting him as the lone element keeping the Obam...

mikeklonsky

Headlines for January 06, 2012

democracynow.org - New U.S. Defense Strategy Emphasizes Asia-Pacific, Drone WarfareThe Obama administration has unveiled a new military strategy billed as a move toward a leaner, streamlined global U.S. force. In "Su...

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Music sales milestone: digital surpasses physical

econsultancy.com - Print Posted 06 January 2012 10:00am by Patricio Robles with 0 commentsIt's been more than a decade since Napster sent the music industry into a tailspin, and record labels are still adapting to th...

tomwhitby

Euro Collapse and the American Impact

huffingtonpost.com - The questions that I most often receive as a Brit commentating in America are: why is the Euro a mess, will it survive 2012 and if it doesn't, how does it impact America? This is normally accompani...

tonnet

Corporations at Risk From Social Media Adoption Issues

huffingtonpost.com - While many people are finding it challenging to make time to manage multiple social networks, many businesses are faced with even steeper challenges. Connecting with friends is one thing, while man...

tonnet

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The Best Resources For Learning About Rube Goldberg Machines

larryferlazzo.edublogs.org - Jul 13 2011 Larry Ferlazzo Rube Goldberg machines are incredibly complex machines designed to do one simple task. They’re a lot of fun to build and to watch, and offer engaging ways for students to...

Larryferlazzo

#edchatRead this paperSee all

Music sales milestone: digital surpasses physical

econsultancy.com - Print Posted 06 January 2012 10:00am by Patricio Robles with 0 commentsIt's been more than a decade since Napster sent the music industry into a tailspin, and record labels are still adapting to th...

tomwhitby

2011 DCPS suspicious erasures decline– so do test scores

rheefirst.com - Written by Bill Turque for The Washington Post. Read the entire article here. “That’s a drop of nearly 50 percent from 253 classrooms in 2009. The 128 classrooms represent less than 3 percent of t...

TeacherSabrina

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Switch to weighted funding, local control

toped.svefoundation.org - By Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing to overhaul how K-12 schools are funded, starting with next year’s budget. The move to a “weighted pupil funding” formula would vastly simplify the current complica...

jfenster

Kenzo Shibata: Education Reform: Where's the Debate?

huffingtonpost.com - The phrase "education reform" has been co-opted to mean a narrow party program advocated by the reform establishment (mainly billionaires and their designees) that includes a barrage of testing, ch...

tbfurman

2011 DCPS suspicious erasures decline– so do test scores

rheefirst.com - Written by Bill Turque for The Washington Post. Read the entire article here. “That’s a drop of nearly 50 percent from 253 classrooms in 2009. The 128 classrooms represent less than 3 percent of t...

TeacherSabrina

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