Tuesday, February 1, 2022

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Tuesday, February 1, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT

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THE TOP BANANA
TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES



CELEBRATING 
BLACK HISTORY MONTH

‘We will not eat’: Teachers declare hunger strike over Oakland schools closure plan - https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/We-will-not-eat-Teachers-declare-hunger-16821032.php#new_tab on @sfchronicle



The Absurdity of PROTECTING Kids from the Holocaust Narrative ‘Maus’  | gadflyonthewallblog - https://wp.me/p4QD1W-3Ii via @StevenSinger3



Inequity Is Embedded In School Finance | Shanker Institute - https://www.shankerinstitute.org/blog/inequity-embedded-school-finance



Pritzker cuts state subsidy to retired teacher healthcare. - https://fredklonsky.substack.com/p/pritzker-cuts-state-subsidy-to-retired?r=a8lpz&utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=web



Arne Duncan wants to be the mayor of Chicago? - https://fredklonsky.substack.com/p/arne-duncan-wants-to-be-the-mayor



Seattle Schools Community Forum: Maus: What Next For Teaching History? - https://saveseattleschools.blogspot.com/2022/01/maus-what-next-for-teaching-history.html



PEEKING BEHIND THE CURTAIN – Dad Gone Wild - https://wp.me/p4d08y-34v via @norinrad10



Happy 5th Annual National Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action: Events & resources to join an uprising for educational justice. – I AM AN EDUCATOR - https://wp.me/p3bHrD-1LE via @JessedHagopian #BLACKJOY #BlackHistoryMonth #YEAROFPURPOSE #TEACHTHETRUTH



Schools Closings Creating Community Uproar in Oakland | tultican - https://wp.me/p2txw0-19k



Laura Meckler Presents Public Schools as Hopelessly Challenged: She Is Wrong | janresseger - https://wp.me/p3JgEc-8Di via @janresseger



Sen. Manny Diaz blames *the people of Jefferson County* for failing his employer's charter school. Let's audit that. - https://billytownsend.substack.com/p/sen-manny-diaz-blames-the-people



CURMUDGUCATION: Alarming Pre-K News - https://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2022/02/alarming-pre-k-news.html



Teacher Tom: Life Is A Journey - http://teachertomsblog.blogspot.com/2022/02/life-is-journey.html



North Carolina: Double Standard Defines School Funding and Accountability | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-voE via @dianeravitch



CURMUDGUCATION: TX: Governor's Attack On Teachers - https://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2022/01/tx-governors-attack-on-teachers.html



CURMUDGUCATION: Brace Yourself: There's A Movie Coming - https://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2022/01/brace-yourself-theres-movie-coming.html



Wilhelmina Marguerita Crossen, Black Educator Hall of Fame Member - Philly's 7th Ward - https://phillys7thward.org/?p=2418



First They Came To Erase Me… - Philly's 7th Ward - https://phillys7thward.org/?p=2388



SFPS Mom - - https://wp.me/4ndvh



Stephen Sawchuk: How the CRT Debate Is Shaping State History Standards | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vnK via @dianeravitch



Tennessee Education Report – Education politics and policy in the Volunteer State - http://tnedreport.com/ via @TNEdReport


Grassroots Education Network- January 2022 Newsletter - Network For Public Education - https://networkforpubliceducation.org/grassroots-education-network-january-2022-newsletter/ via @Network4pubEd


NYC Educator: The Principal - http://nyceducator.com/2022/01/the-principal.html



Applications for Free Summer Meal Programs - Year 2022 (CA Dept of Education) - https://www.cde.ca.gov/nr/ne/yr22/yr22rel08.asp



Weekend Quotables - by Michael Klonsky - https://michaelklonsky.substack.com/p/weekend-quotables-59d

Teachers Are Quitting, and Companies Are Hot to Hire Them - WSJ - https://www.wsj.com/articles/teachers-are-quitting-and-companies-are-hot-to-hire-them-11643634181 by @KathrynDill on @WSJ


Why I'm done with teaching - StarTribune.com - https://www.startribune.com/why-im-done-with-teaching/600141639/ on @StarTribune

More than half of teachers are looking for the exits, poll says https://www.npr.org/2022/02/01/1076943883/teachers-quitting-burnout?utm_campaign=storyshare&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social

Why You Should Integrate Computational Thinking Into Your Curriculum | ISTE - https://www.iste.org/explore/computational-thinking/why-you-should-integrate-computational-thinking-your-curriculum

New poll offers insights for LAUSD’s next superintendent | EdSource - https://edsource.org/?p=664306 on @edsource

Unions are ‘strike-ready’ to win urgent demands | Opinion https://minnesotareformer.com/2022/01/31/unions-are-strike-ready-to-win-urgent-demands-opinion/ via @mnreformer

Pa. charter-school students lag in math, with cyber results ‘overwhelmingly negative,’ study says - https://www.inquirer.com/news/pennsylvania-charter-school-performance-cyber-credo-stanford-20190604.html via @PhillyInquirer


Blog Posts Archive - Network For Public Education - https://networkforpubliceducation.org/best-posts/ on @Network4pubEd

Penn to invest $4 million in West Philly’s Lea Elementary, says it will work with community https://philadelphia.chalkbeat.org/2022/1/31/22910933/university-pennylvania-investment-4-million-dollars-west-philly-lea-elementary via @ChalkbeatPHL


Education Research Report: 5 Popular Reading Programs May Be Harmful to Children - http://educationresearchreport.blogspot.com/2022/01/5-popular-reading-programs-may-be.html


February’s (2022) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part One | Engaging Parents In School… - https://engagingparentsinschool.edublogs.org/?p=6481


The Inside Story of the Banning of “Maus.” It’s Dumber Than You Think. https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2022/02/the-inside-story-of-the-banning-of-maus-its-dumber-than-you-think/



NewBlackMan (in Exile) - https://www.newblackmaninexile.net/ via @NewBlackMan

Larry Irvin: A Program to Empower Black Teachers in the US
'TED Fellow and education innovator Larry Irvin envisions a world where every child can see themselves reflected in their teachers. With his team at Brothers Empowered to Teach, Irvin is providing pathways to careers in education for Black men, who currently make up less than three percent of all teachers in the US -- offering training, personal and professional development and job placement. He
Sheryl Lee Ralph Talks Education, the Arts, and Abbott Elementary
'ABC mockumentary Abbott Elementary takes us to a public school in Philadelphia, where the teachers do their best to educate their students in spite of a lack of resources and funding. Sheryl Lee Ralph plays a no-nonsense, veteran teacher and mentor to second-grade teacher Janine Teagues, played by the show’s creator Quinta Brunson . While the reality of the public school system is no joke, Abbot
Amber Mark: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert
'In her Tiny Desk (home) concert, singer-songwriter and producer Amber Mark expresses more than once that performing for the series is a "bucket list" moment for her. Upon our first meeting, she came with the concept for her performance entirely laid out. "The band is gonna sing backup, and we can cut to my family in the audience at the restaurant," she said. "We'll make it beautiful." With detai

Students and schools struggle amid debate over masks https://youtu.be/0H-KRDmFBxM via @YouTube



#248 Addressing Book Bans with Ashley Hope PĂ©rez (pt.1) - Teach Me, Teacher - https://teachmeteacherpodcast.com/?p=12074



New “College Corps” Program Offers $10,000 to Students for Community Service https://sacobserver.com/2022/02/new-college-corps-program-offers-10000-to-students-for-community-service/

In pandemic’s isolation, an alarming number of teenage girls are attempting suicide https://www.texastribune.org/2022/02/01/teenage-girls-suicide-pandemic-covid/


Alfie Kohn: Second Thoughts About Community and “Empathy” | National Education Policy Center - https://nepc.colorado.edu/node/11241 on @NEPCtweet


Secretary Cardona to Open Wednesday’s 2022 Advancing Equity in Career-Connected Education Summit | U.S. Department of Education - https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/secretary-cardona-open-wednesdays-2022-advancing-equity-career-connected-education-summit

Chicago Public Schools Are Experiencing Loss of Black and Latino Students As Noted In New Report https://www.theroot.com/chicago-public-schools-are-experiencing-loss-of-black-a-1848458975


Remembering the man who 'laid the groundwork for the modern civil rights movement' https://www.npr.org/2022/02/01/1076141993/black-history-harry-hariette-moore

New Orleans will be the first major school district to mandate COVID vaccinations https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2022/01/31/1077131726/new-orleans-will-be-the-first-major-school-district-to-mandate-covid-vaccination


Black History Month | CTA President https://youtu.be/JqbBBfQ5954 via @YouTube

At least 6 HBCUs canceled classes or went into lockdown after receiving bomb threats https://www.npr.org/2022/01/31/1077000576/hbcu-howard-bomb-threat-lockdown

Mayor Adams reaffirms commitment to school safety agents after NYC student busted with backpack full of weapons https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/education/ny-backpack-full-of-weapons-eric-adams-school-safety-agents-20220131-wc7l7djb3jcoxnowsg5qohvffe-story.html#ed=rss_www.nydailynews.com/arcio/rss/category/new-york/education/


The Atlanta schools’ cheating scandal isn’t over - The Washington Post - https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2022/02/01/atlanta-cheating-schools-scandal-teachers/

Analysis | Preparing citizens to stick their heads in the sand https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2022/02/01/race-curriculum-students-consequences/?tid=ss_tw


Photos: Chinese Lunar New Year 2022 - The Atlantic - https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2022/02/photos-chinese-lunar-new-year-2022/621430/?utm_source=feed on @theatlantic

Read the Books That Schools Want to Ban https://www.theatlantic.com/books/archive/2022/02/banned-books-list-to-kill-a-mockingbird-maus/621428/?utm_source=feed


Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... | The latest news and resources in education since 2007 - https://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/ on @Larryferlazzo

Langston Hughes Was Born On This Day In 1901 – Here Are Two Good Lessons For ELLs Using His Poetry
American poet Langston Hughes was born on February 1st, 1901. One lesson that I’ve used for years with Intermediate English Language Learners is reading his poem, The Ballad of the Landlord as part of our unit on Problem-Solution essays. After studying the poem, students write a letter to their own landlord (though we obviously don’t send it). Here’s a video reading of that poem: The second lesso
Tuesday’s New Tweets, Articles & Videos On School Reopenings
congerdesign / Pixabay Ordinarily, I’d add these new articles and videos to The Best Posts Predicting (& Showing) What Schools Look Like During The Pandemic . However, that list is just getting too massive. So, in the future, if you want to find these in one place, click here: Schools in England reinstate mask wearing rules as Covid cases soar is from The Guardian. New Orleans will be the first m
Video: Spanish-Language Version Of TED-Ed’s “The benefits of a bilingual brain”
ElisaRiva / Pixabay “The benefits of a bilingual brain” is a very popular TED-Ed video and lesson that I previously added to The Best Resources For Learning The Advantages To Being Bilingual . I’ve also reposted that English-version at the bottom of this video. TED-Ed recently came out with this Spanish-language version of it: Here’s the English-language version of it again:
A Look Back: The New Study Headlined “Group Work Harms Memory” Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Does
I thought that new – and veteran – readers might find it interesting if I began sharing my best posts from over the years. You can see the entire collection here . This post originally appeared in 2016: Group work can harm memory is the headline of a widely circulated summary of a new study. I believe a good number of the people (though not all) doing the circulating are ones who have in the past

Reader: The Founding Fathers Loathed the Filibuster | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vmB via @dianeravitch

My twin boys spent kindergarten on Zoom. I watched their love of learning wither away. - https://news.yahoo.com/twin-boys-spent-kindergarten-zoom-110236105.html#new_tab on @YahooNews

South Dakota House committee OK's anti-transgender bathroom bill - https://www.argusleader.com/story/news/education/2022/01/31/south-dakota-house-committee-oks-hb-1005-anti-transgender-bathroom-bill/9291716002/#new_tab via @argusleader

Douglas County school board majority wanted to can the superintendent -- but didn't tell the rest of the board, members allege - https://dpo.st/3ueRkvq on @denverpost

How many students did WA public schools lose during the pandemic? | Crosscut https://crosscut.com/news/2022/02/how-many-students-did-wa-public-schools-lose-during-pandemic

Pa. Democrats unveil $3.75B education spending blueprint ahead of budget season - Pennsylvania Capital-Star - https://www.penncapital-star.com/?p=41514 by @marley_parish on @penncapitalstar


OCPS parents who keep students home over COVID-19 concerns could face truancy issues – WFTV - https://www.wftv.com/news/local/orange-county/ocps-parents-who-keep-students-home-over-covid-19-concerns-could-face-truancy-issues/MTYRLMAYQ5HFZALGMF4YHLVIJY/#new_tab

Orange County NC school board keeps controversial LGBTQ+ books | Raleigh News & Observer - https://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/education/article257904023.html#new_tab on @newsobserver

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox gives his OK for state workers to substitute teach in Utah’s public and private schools that are hard hit by employee absences due to illness, quarantines and in some positions, labor shortages https://www.deseret.com/utah/2022/1/31/22910872/utah-allowing-state-workers-time-off-substitute-teach-schools-covid-omicron-teacher-shortages

W.Va. Senators Unanimously Approve Bill To Bolster Law Requiring Cameras In Special Ed Classrooms https://www.wvpublic.org/government/2022-01-31/w-va-senators-unanimously-approve-bill-to-bolster-law-requiring-cameras-in-special-ed-classrooms



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