Tuesday, February 22, 2022

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Tuesday, February 22, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT

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Schools Matter: Critical Race Theory: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) - http://www.schoolsmatter.info/2022/02/critical-race-theory-last-week-tonight.html

Why Retire? Why Not? – Grumpy Old Teacher - https://wp.me/p9VD0X-Td by @sampsongregory

WEEKEND QUOTABLES - by Michael Klonsky - https://michaelklonsky.substack.com/p/weekend-quotables-3fc?utm_source=url

THINGS ARE ABOUT TO GET INTERESTING – Dad Gone Wild - https://wp.me/p4d08y-36f via @norinrad10

Succesors – More Arithmetic | JD2718 - https://wp.me/pOjh-2q3 by @Jd2718x

Pandemic Cartoons | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice - https://wp.me/pBm7c-8ti via @CubanLarry

Who Is Writing the Model Bills Against CRT? And One Alarming Political Consequence of the CRT Controversy in Ohio | janresseger - https://wp.me/p3JgEc-8GF via @janresseger

Degenerate high school, pt 1: meet the geniuses behind the grifting of Jefferson County and the birth of Public Enemy Number 1 - https://billytownsend.substack.com/p/degenerate-high-school-pt-1-meet?utm_source=url

Testimony for NJ Joint Committee on the Public Schools | Cloaking Inequity - https://wp.me/p2D92I-5RD via @ProfessorJVH

Teacher Tom: Every Day Conflict - http://teachertomsblog.blogspot.com/2022/02/every-day-conflict.html

CURMUDGUCATION: Charters Can't Escape Gag Laws - https://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2022/02/charters-cant-escape-gag-laws.html

CURMUDGUCATION: FL: How To Make "Don't Say Gay" Bill Worse - https://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2022/02/fl-how-to-make-dont-say-gay-bill-worse.html

Janresseger: Federally Mandated Standardized Testing: If Nothing Is Done to Change a Bad Public Policy, It Never Goes Away | National Education Policy Center - https://nepc.colorado.edu/node/11287 on @NEPCtweet

Denisha Jones: We Must Protect Children from Bad Ideas | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vww via @dianeravitch

Florida: “Don’t Say Gay” Bill Gets Worse | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vyl via @dianeravitch

Dale Farran: Think of Child Development as an Iceberg | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vwC via @dianeravitch

Freedom’s Just Another Word | Teacher in a strange land - https://wp.me/p1Wvaa-gZ via @nancyflanagan

Schools Matter: Self-selected reading! Susan Ohanian in the LA Times - http://www.schoolsmatter.info/2022/02/self-selected-reading-susan-ohanian-in.html

Robert Hubbell: Putin’s Power Play and His GOP Enablers | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vye via @dianeravitch


#BustEDPencils Live tonight 8 pm EST.
Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP)
COO Linda McKee: Teacher education accreditation during a teacher shortage.

TEACHER VOICE: Why we are being driven straight out of our classrooms https://hechingerreport.org/teacher-voice-why-we-are-being-driven-straight-out-of-our-classrooms/

Books bans and ‘gag orders’: the US schools crackdown no one asked for | Censorship | The Guardian - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/feb/21/books-bans-gag-orders-suppress-discussion-racism-lgbtq-us-schools by @adamgabbatt on @guardian

Let America Be America Again by Langston Hughes - Poems | poets.org - https://poets.org/poem/let-america-be-america-again on @POETSorg

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

CURMUDGUCATION: John Oliver on Critical Race Theory - https://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2022/02/john-oliver-on-critical-race-theory.html

Red Parent, Blue Parent https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2022/02/new-partisan-fight-over-schools/622846/?utm_source=feed

Living with PTSD One Day at a Time – a book review | Lloyd Lofthouse - https://wp.me/p2mPRS-XB via @lflwriter

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

Conversations in Atlantic Theory • Episode 10: Mark Christian Thompson on Phenomenal Blackness: Black Power, Philosophy, and Theory
'A discussion with Mark Christian Thompson , Krieger-Eisenhower Professor in the Department of English at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. He is the author of five books: Black Fascisms , published in 2007 by University of Virginia Press; Kafka’s Blues , out with Northwestern University Press in 2016; 2018’s Anti-Music: Jazz and Racial Blackness in German Thought Between the Wars
'Segregated Skies' Tells the Story of the First Black Pilot for a Commercial Airline
'When American Airlines hired David Harris in 1964, he became the first African American pilot for a commercial airline. The story of how he broke the color barrier in the clouds is the subject of the young adult book Segregated Skies by Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Cottman . At age 87, David Harris doesn't fly anymore — and he misses it. "It's the greatest job in the world. I flew and flew and
Gloria Naylor on the 'American Dream' and Nella Larsen's 'Passing' | American Masters | PBS
'On June 28th, 2000, novelist Gloria Naylor spoke about the illusion of the American dream and the role it plays in Nella Larsen's Passing , about two Black women who pass as White, one of whom lives as a White woman. She discussed the motivations behind the characters of the critically acclaimed novel in this extended outtake from the American Masters Digital Archive. Interview originally conduc
Raoul Peck on How James Baldwin Changed His Life
Eric Feferberg/AFP/Getty Images 'I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO (2016) director Raoul Peck talks with the American Film Institute about how James Baldwin changed his life. "James Baldwin really helped me find my place, where I am, and he also taught me to never let anybody define who you are, that you define who you are. And it's a never ending process".'

A Program for Youth Is Reshaping Arts Education in Chicago https://www.yesmagazine.org/social-justice/2022/02/21/reshaping-arts-education-in-chicago

Student Loan Borrowers and Advocates Agree: Cancel Student Debt https://sacobserver.com/2022/02/student-loan-borrowers-and-advocates-agree-cancel-student-debt/

The philosopher King https://www.vox.com/22934753/martin-luther-king-jr-political-philosophy-brandon-terry

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

Tuesday’s New Tweets & Articles On School Reopenings
ooceey / 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: I remember how in 2020, Open Schools advocates were linking school closings to youth suicide. Suicidologists repeatedly demonst
Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week
Each week, I publish a post or two containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all here. You might also be interested in THE BEST RESOURCES ON INSTRUCTION IN 2021 – PART ONE . Here are this week’s picks: Skew The Script has a lot of math lessons connected to real world issues. I’m adding it to The Best Apps, Online Tools & Other Resources
Around The Web In ESL/EFL/ELL
BiljaST / Pixabay Six years ago I began this regular feature where I share a few posts and resources from around the Web related to ESL/EFL or to language in general that have caught my attention. You might also be interested in THE BEST RESOURCES, ARTICLES & BLOG POSTS FOR TEACHERS OF ELLS IN 2021. Also, check out A Collection Of My Best Resources On Teaching English Language Learners. In additi
A Look Back: “We [White] Teachers Should Look At This Research When We Feel We Don’t Show Bias In The Classroom”
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 2018: I’ve written and shared a fair amount about bias in the classroom (see Resources To Help Us Predominantly White Teachers To Reflect On How Race Influences Our Work ). The Harvard Business Review j

High school basketball players on Wyoming reservation are grateful for mask mandate https://www.npr.org/2022/02/22/1082250065/high-school-basketball-players-on-wyoming-reservation-are-grateful-for-mask-mand

The pandemic continues to take an enormous toll on school teachers https://www.npr.org/2022/02/22/1082250072/the-pandemic-continues-to-take-an-enormous-toll-on-school-teachers

A community college in Kansas is at the center of lawsuits alleging racism : NPR - https://www.npr.org/2022/02/21/1082172656/a-community-college-in-kansas-is-at-the-center-of-lawsuits-alleging-racism on @NPR

Can a corporate exec speak as a mom about COVID rules? Consider the Levi's saga https://www.npr.org/2022/02/21/1082107309/can-a-corporate-exec-speak-as-a-mom-about-covid-rules-consider-the-levis-saga?

Patrick Nelson Fights With Students, Investors, and a Big Hedge Fund https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/21/business/nelson-partners-student-housing.html

Arizona Republicans call teachers ‘educational terrorists’ and ‘a scourge on our society’: report https://www.rawstory.com/arizona-republicans-call-teachers-educational-terrorists-and-a-scourge-on-our-society-report/

How right-wing Virginia parents could be held accountable for frivolous lawsuits against schools https://www.rawstory.com/racist-anti-crt-lawsuits-qanon/

QAnon-linked group embraces 'paper terrorism' tactics to intimidate school officials: report https://www.rawstory.com/qanon-linked-group-embraces-paper-terrorism-tactics-to-intimidate-school-officials/

An American merchant of death has finally been held accountable – thanks to Sandy Hook parents https://www.rawstory.com/an-american-merchant-of-death-has-finally-been-held-accountable-thanks-to-sandy-hook-parents/

Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill sponsor doubles down on outing LGBTQ children to parents with new amendment https://www.rawstory.com/floridas-dont-say-gay-bill-sponsor-doubles-down-on-outing-lgbtq-children-to-parents-with-new-amendment/

'How Dare You': Oakland School Closure Decision Inspires New Opposition Efforts https://www.kqed.org/news/11905982/how-dare-you-oakland-school-closure-decision-inspires-new-opposition-efforts

CTE Pathways to Quality Jobs https://blog.ed.gov/2022/02/cte-pathways-to-quality-jobs/

Misleading Report Inaccurately Portrays Social Emotional Learning In Schools http://educationresearchreport.blogspot.com/2022/02/misleading-report-inaccurately-portrays.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Monday, February 21, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/the-top-banana-todays-education_21.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Sunday, February 20, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/the-top-banana-todays-education_20.html

Big Education Ape: CATCH UP WITH CURMUDGUCATION + ICYMI: Van Gogh Edition (2/20) - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/sunday-february-13-2022-catch-up-with.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Saturday, February 19, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/the-top-banana-todays-education_19.html

Big Education Ape: TOP POSTS THIS WEEK Saturday, February 19, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/top-posts-this-week-saturday-february_19.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Friday, February 11, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/the-top-banana-todays-education_11.html

Big Education Ape: KEEP UP/ CATCH UP WITH DIANE RAVITCH'S BLOG A site to discuss better education for all #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edleadership #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform -http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/keep-up-catch-up-with-diane-ravitchs_19.html

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK IN EDUCATION Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... The latest news and resources in education since 2007 - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/this-week-in-education-larry-ferlazzos_19.html

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK Education Research Report - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/this-week-education-research-report_19.html

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK WITH NEWBLACKMAN (IN EXILE) #BLM #BLACKLIVESMATTER - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/this-week-with-newblackman-in-exile-blm_19.html

Big Education Ape: SSPI TONY THURMOND: STUFF THIS WEEK FROM THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/sspi-tony-thurmond-stuff-this-week-from_19.html

Big Education Ape: TEACHER TOM THIS WEEK IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/teacher-tom-this-week-in-early_19.html

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK'S WILDNESS Dad Gone Wild Nobody reads it, everybody quotes it - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/this-weeks-wildness-dad-gone-wild_19.html

Big Education Ape: Network for Public Education Blog Post of the Day This Week #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edleadership #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/network-for-public-education-blog-post_19.html

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK'S TENNESSEE EDUCATION REPORT - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/this-weeks-tennessee-education-report_19.html

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK NEWS FROM DR. MIGUEL CARDONA AND THE US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/this-week-news-from-dr-miguel-cardona_19.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Saturday, February 12, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/the-top-banana-todays-education_12.html

Big Education Ape: TOP POSTS THIS WEEK Saturday, February 12, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/top-posts-this-week-saturday-february.html

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