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Friday, March 18, 2022

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Friday, March 18, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #StandWithUkraine️

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THE TOP BANANA
TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES



Every Teacher Knows | gadflyonthewallblog - https://wp.me/p4QD1W-3Kq via @StevenSinger3



Seattle Schools and City of Seattle and the future of Memorial Stadium - https://saveseattleschools.blogspot.com/2022/03/seattle-schools-and-city-of-seattle-and.html



SSPI Announces 2022 PAEMST Finalists - Year 2022 (CA Dept of Education) - https://www.cde.ca.gov/nr/ne/yr22/yr22rel17.asp



Steve Hinnefeld: Indiana Legislature Ends Session with Minimal Damage to Schools | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vGg via @dianeravitch



Arnold Schwarzenegger Speaks to the Russian People and Tells Them the Truth | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vIH via @dianeravitch

A message to the Russian people - YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4e1BndTE6Lg on @youtube



Teacher Tom: We Are All Self-Educated Despite Those Years Of Schooling - http://teachertomsblog.blogspot.com/2022/03/we-are-all-self-educated-despite-those.html



Kentucky: Charter Bill Appears to be Dead for Now | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vIO via @dianeravitch



Big Education Ape: WAR SPECIAL: THE WAR IS GOING BADLY: NOT IN UKRAINE....IN CALIFORMIA - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/war-special-war-is-going-badly-not-in.html



Press Releases U.S. Department of Education - https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases



Arizona: Cyber Ninjas Owe More Than $2 Million for Refusal to Release Records | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vFY via @dianeravitch



Statement by Russian Anti-War Committee | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vG6 via @dianeravitch



Our Teachers’ Union Accepts Fact Finding Report; District Rejects It; We Strike Next Week | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - https://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/?p=125547 on @Larryferlazzo



Gov. Beshear calls charter schools unconstitutional ahead of funding proposal – 89.3 WFPL News Louisville - https://wfpl.org/?p=159731 by @BreyaKJones on @WFPLNews



Teachers at the New America School charter school system want to form Colorado’s first charter school union | Colorado Public Radio - https://www.cpr.org/2022/03/17/colorado-charter-school-union-new-america-school-teachers/#new_tab



Shanker Blog: What We’ve Learned About Creating Safe, Equitable, and Engaging Schools | National Education Policy Center - https://nepc.colorado.edu/node/11325 on @NEPCtweet



Sacramento City Unified teachers, staff set to strike next week | EdSource - https://edsource.org/?p=669038 on @edsource


‘Where is everyone?’ World Central Kitchen's CEO talks to us from Ukraine - The Washington Post - https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/03/18/where-is-everyone-world-central-kitchen-ceo-talks-us-ukraine/



Literacy: Systems Matter. An Infrastructure Approach To Reading Achievement | Shanker Institute - https://www.shankerinstitute.org/event/literacy-systems-matter

What Works Better than Traditional Math Instruction - Alfie Kohn - https://www.alfiekohn.org/?p=1909





The real reason why the US is falling behind in math - The Boston Globe - https://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2015/02/12/why-falling-behind-math/WQ34ITFotp30EPF9knjqnJ/story.html on @BostonGlobe



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







Education Research Report: Teachers, other school personnel, experience violence, threats, harassment during pandemic - http://educationresearchreport.blogspot.com/2022/03/teachers-other-school-personnel.html





Philadelphia high schools will start at 9 a.m. next year https://philadelphia.chalkbeat.org/2022/3/17/22983887/philadelphia-to-move-high-school-start-time-to-9-a-m-safety-adolescents-research via @ChalkbeatPHL

Reminder: New Resources For Teaching About The Russia/Ukraine War – Everyday! | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - https://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/?p=125568 on @Larryferlazzo


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


Creative Control with KC Ifeanyi: Why Copyright Law is Out of Step with Dancers in the Digital Mge
'When you think about things having a copyright, what probably comes to mind are movies, music, and books—but what about dance moves? Historically, copyrighting choreography favors artists working in more traditional forms like ballet or modern dance, while choreography in videos games, music videos, and social media have remained in copyright law's blindspot. But, as Creative Control with KC Ife
A Brush with... Ellen Gallagher
' Ellen Gallagher talks about her life and work through the art, literature, music and other cultural experiences that have profoundly affected her. She tells A Brush with... host Ben Luke about the extraordinary opportunity she had to live with an original Keith Haring print while at Oberlin College, Ohio; her love of Diego Vel√°zquez and Stanley Brouwn ; the influence of the Afrofuturist mytholo

EPS District 5 runoff: Jones, Grande hold different parent-first approaches https://nondoc.com/2022/03/18/eps-district-5-candidates-detail-platforms-ahead-of-runoff-election/ via @nondocmedia

How to Celebrate Holi Without Culturally Appropriating It https://www.yesmagazine.org/opinion/2022/03/17/holi-celebrate-cultural-appropriation


‘We Got Your Back’: Student Protest In Solidarity With Teachers’ Strike https://popularresistance.org/we-got-your-back-student-protest-in-solidarity-with-teachers-strike/



Student Journalists’ Fight Against Censorship Leads To Protection Bill https://popularresistance.org/student-journalists-fight-against-censorship-leads-to-first-protection-bill-of-its-kind/

Schools Will Stop Serving Free Lunch To All Students https://popularresistance.org/schools-will-stop-serving-free-lunch-to-all-students/

Whitehouse, Padilla Introduce Bill to Grant Student Loan Forgiveness to Frontline Health Workers - https://www.whitehouse.senate.gov/news/release/whitehouse-padilla-introduce-bill-to-grant-student-loan-forgiveness-to-frontline-health-workers-

We need ‘program transparency’, but not the kind some state bills would require https://www.thebharatexpressnews.com/we-need-program-transparency-but-not-the-kind-some-state-bills-would-require/ via @The Bharat Express News



Let’s listen to New Orleans youth https://thelensnola.org/2022/03/17/lets-listen-to-new-orleans-youth/




Fine City: Oceanside Schools Cut Buses For a Low-Income Neighborhood. Now Families Foot the Bill. | Voice of San Diego https://voiceofsandiego.org/2022/03/17/fine-city-oceanside-schools-cut-buses-from-a-low-income-neighborhood-now-families-foot-the-bill/

Chapman professor sues students after exams are posted online https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-03-17/chapman-professor-sues-students-after-exams-are-posted-online

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


Reminder: New Resources For Teaching About The Russia/Ukraine War – Everyday!
andriish22 / Pixabay Just another reminder that I usually add two-to-four new teaching resources everyday to The Best Teaching & Learning Resources About The Russia/Ukraine War. Right now it includes many lesson plans and teaching ideas. Let me know what you think I’m missing! And let’s hope the Russia stops its attacks soon.
“Let’s Take a Holistic Approach to Judging Schools”
Let’s Take a Holistic Approach to Judging Schools is the headline of my latest Education Week column. Parents wouldn’t judge their kids based on a single factor. So, says Ron Berger of EL Education, why must schools use a lone test score? Here are some excerpts:
“What Makes a Class Memorable? Here’s What Students Say”
What Makes a Class Memorable? Here’s What Students Say is the headline of my latest Education Week column. Teachers can create memorable experiences for students by listening to them, sharing expectations, and being creative. Here are some excerpts:
A Look Back: 13 Tools For Creating Online Flashcards
I’m continuing my “A Look Back” series by looking at past “Best” lists and updating them. AnnasPhotography / Pixabay I originally published The Best Tools To Make Online Flashcards in 2009, and have been revising and updating it since that time. It includes tools like Quizlet , Study Stack , Test Me , and ten more, plus a bunch of ideas on how to incorporate flashcards into the classroom. Check t
Our Teachers’ Union Accepts Fact Finding Report; District Rejects It; We Strike Next Week
Our state-appointed “Fact-Finder,” a neutral party agreed to by our union and our district, the Sacramento City Unified District, issued his report today. It was the district who declared an impasse in negotiations and asked for mediation, followed by fact finding (this is the California process). He agreed with the union positions on the vast majority of issues. The union accepted the finding

Howard University faculty are threatening to strike over working conditions and wages https://www.npr.org/2022/03/18/1087415895/howard-university-faculty-are-threatening-to-strike-over-working-conditions-and-

Opponents Call It the ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill. Here’s What It Says. https://www.nytimes.com/2022/03/18/us/dont-say-gay-bill-florida.html



Missouri Republican faces backlash after grilling 14-year-old trans girl about getting ‘the procedure’ https://www.rawstory.com/missouri-republican-bizarre-obsession/


After accepting her trans son’s hard-fought identity, a Texas mother is being investigated for child abuse https://www.rawstory.com/after-accepting-her-trans-sons-hard-fought-identity-a-texas-mother-is-being-investigated-for-child-abuse/

In union poll, 58% of L.A. Unified teachers want to keep mandatory masking - https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/in-union-poll-58-25-of-la-unified-teachers-want-to-keep-mandatory-masking/ar-AAVcBwm?ocid=uxbndlbing#new_tab

Students hold sit-in at district office; food service workers say they have deal - StarTribune.com - https://www.startribune.com/students-hold-sit-in-at-district-office-on-day-8-of-minneapolis-teachers-strike/600156934/#new_tab on @StarTribune

Maryland suburban school board races ‘fertile ground’ for conservative activists angered by COVID-19 mandates – Baltimore Sun - https://www.baltimoresun.com/education/bs-md-conservative-school-board-elections-20220127-20220318-3myk4b6ievg6xazixwe4z3bz64-story.html on @baltimoresun

Texas appeals court sides with schools in fight over whether districts can require masks - https://www.dallasnews.com/news/education/2022/03/17/texas-appeals-court-sides-with-schools-in-fight-over-whether-districts-can-require-masks/#new_tab via @dallasnews

Some Teens Are Anxious About Taking Off Their Masks - The New York Times - https://www.nytimes.com/2022/03/17/well/family/teenage-student-mask-anxiety.html#new_tab on @nytimes

What does school choice look like in rural Oklahoma? https://www.kosu.org/local-news/2022-03-17/what-does-school-choice-look-like-in-rural-oklahoma


Sacramento City Unified teachers, staff announce plans to strike next week - capradio.org - https://www.capradio.org/articles/2022/03/17/sacramento-city-unified-teachers-staff-announce-plans-to-strike-next-week/#new_tab


Education secretary urges school leaders to fight back against 'poor legislation' dividing country | TheHill - https://thehill.com/node/598679



LAUSD still negotiating with teachers union over masking https://www.dailynews.com/2022/03/17/lausd-still-negotiating-with-teachers-union-over-masking/ via @ladailynews



Alabama House approves ban of 'divisive concepts' in K-12 history class - https://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/story/news/2022/03/17/alabama-house-approves-bill-banning-teaching-divisive-concepts-k-12-history-critical-race-theory/7075428001/#new_tab via @mgmadvertiser

Free Speech in the Classroom: Conflict and Contradiction | Bill Ayers - https://wp.me/p3AjC-WK









Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Thursday, March 17, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #StandWithUkraine️ - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/the-top-banana-todays-education_17.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Wednesday, March 16, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #StandWithUkraine️ - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/the-top-banana-todays-education_16.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Tuesday, March 15, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #StandWithUkraine️ - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/the-top-banana-todays-education_15.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Monday, March 14, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #StandWithUkraine️ - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/the-top-banana-todays-education_14.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Sunday, March 13, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #StandWithUkraine️ - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/the-top-banana-todays-education_13.html

Big Education Ape: CATCH UP WITH CURMUDGUCATION + ICYMI: Lost Hour Edition (3/13) - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/catch-up-with-curmudgucation-icymi-lost.html


Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Saturday, March 12, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/the-top-banana-todays-education_12.html

Big Education Ape: TOP POSTS THIS WEEK Saturday, March 12, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/top-posts-this-week-saturday-march-12.html


Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Friday, March 11, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/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/2022/03/keep-up-catch-up-with-diane-ravitchs_12.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/2022/03/this-week-in-education-larry-ferlazzos_12.html

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK Education Research Report - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/this-week-education-research-report_12.html


Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK WITH NEWBLACKMAN (IN EXILE) #BLM #BLACKLIVESMATTER - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/this-week-with-newblackman-in-exile-blm_12.html
Big Education Ape: SSPI TONY THURMOND: STUFF THIS WEEK FROM THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/sspi-tony-thurmond-stuff-this-week-from_12.html

Big Education Ape: TEACHER TOM THIS WEEK IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/teacher-tom-this-week-in-early_12.html

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK'S WILDNESS Dad Gone Wild Nobody reads it, everybody quotes it - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/this-weeks-wildness-dad-gone-wild_12.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/2022/03/network-for-public-education-blog-post_12.html

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK'S TENNESSEE EDUCATION REPORT - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/this-weeks-tennessee-education-report_12.html

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK NEWS FROM DR. MIGUEL CARDONA AND THE US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/this-week-news-from-dr-miguel-cardona_12.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Saturday, March 5, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/the-top-banana-todays-education_5.html
Big Education Ape: TOP POSTS THIS WEEK Saturday, March 5, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/top-posts-this-week-saturday-march-5.html



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