June 2014 Blog Posts (63)

Bullying

Bullying

Dr. Jonathan T. Jefferson

“Never be bullied into silence.  Never allow yourself to be made a victim.  Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself.” – Harvey S. Firestone

Chapter three of my book MUGAMORE begins with the above quote.  Bullying is one of the topics touched upon in that chapter, which is based on true…

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Added by Jonathan T. Jefferson on June 17, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Be cognitively humble by Annie Murphy Paul

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Added by Michael Keany on June 17, 2014 at 11:43am — No Comments

Education Policy Today: The Death of Gestalt, the Rise of Data and Why W.E. Deming is Turning Over in His Grave by Arnold Dodge



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Education Policy Today: The Death of Gestalt, the…

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Added by Michael Keany on June 17, 2014 at 11:36am — No Comments

Summer Renewal by Christopher Wooleyhand, Ph.D.

Summer offers educators the chance to, as Stephen Covey taught us, sharpen the saw. Covey touted the need for balance in our physical, social/emotional, mental, and spiritual lives. When all four dimensions are balanced, the result is personal and professional synergy. The sum of synergistic living is always greater than its parts. When all four dimensions are attended to, everything falls into place.



The modern educator can easily be overwhelmed by the challenges of teaching in the… Continue

Added by Debbie Wooleyhand on June 16, 2014 at 5:36pm — No Comments

Virginia Teacher of the Year Tells Why He Resigned

The Tough Decision to Leave the Classroom

The Tough Decision to Leave the Classroom…


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Added by Michael Keany on June 13, 2014 at 10:52am — No Comments

California PTA urges sane homework loads BY VALERIE STRAUSS

California PTA urges sane homework loads…

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Added by Michael Keany on June 13, 2014 at 9:03am — No Comments

Common Core – so what’s the score now?

 Basically, many and perhaps most states are backing away fast. The key term is: moratorium.

That’s where you stick something in a storage shed and wait for conditions to improve.

 In this case,  the states need to extricate themselves from the grabby embrace of the federal government. Meanwhile, the Common Core Cartel hopes that the public will forget how much they hate Common Core.

 Not…

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Added by Bruce Deitrick Price on June 12, 2014 at 5:49pm — No Comments

What's Good for Rich Kids Is Good for Poor Ones, Too By Deborah Meier

What's Good for Rich Kids Is Good for Poor Ones, Too

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Added by Michael Keany on June 12, 2014 at 4:12pm — No Comments

Why It’s Time To Rethink (And Question) Homework By Katie Lepi

Edudemic

Why It’s Time To Rethink (And Question) Homework

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Added by Michael Keany on June 12, 2014 at 10:41am — No Comments

What's happened to school nurses? By Allie Gross

What's happened to school nurses?

"Are you being silly?" a school…

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Added by Michael Keany on June 12, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Last Dance of the Lemons from edushyster.com



Last Dance of the Lemons



The *kids* weren’t the only big winners in California’s Vergara ruling……

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Added by Michael Keany on June 12, 2014 at 9:49am — No Comments

1Z0-052 Exam - Earn the Most Respectable and Renowned Certification from Oracle

Exam Name: Oracle database 11g: Administration I

Exam Code: 1Z0-052

1Z0-052 - Description

The oracle database 11g administrator exam 1Z0-052 is a unique learning medium for database administrators who are new in the field. By earning this credential, candidates demonstrate the knowledge and abilities required for installing configuring, and maintaining the database. Candidates who earn this certification acquire the skills of…

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Added by Paul Wilson on June 12, 2014 at 3:00am — No Comments

10 things to know about the Vergara decision Andy Smarick

10 things to know about the Vergara decision

Andy Smarick

Fordham Institute

Education Gadfly



On Tuesday, a California superior court judge tentatively overturned five state laws related to the employment of teachers. The plaintiffs’ attorney …

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Added by Michael Keany on June 11, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

The Morbid Fascination With the Death of the Humanities by BENJAMIN WINTERHALTER

The Morbid Fascination With the Death of the Humanities

Why professors, librarians, and politicians are shunning liberal arts in the name of STEM
The Atlantic…
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Added by Michael Keany on June 11, 2014 at 1:27pm — No Comments

Core: Will the Center Hold? by Steve Peha

Core: Will the Center Hold?

by Steve Peha from Teaching That Makes Sense

“Turning and turning in the widening gyre; The falcon cannot hear the falconer;…

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Added by Michael Keany on June 11, 2014 at 1:14pm — No Comments

400-051 Exam - Build a Secure Career with Cisco

Cisco 400-051 Exam

The 400-051 exam is actually the exam code for the CCIE Collaboration certification offered by the Cisco Company, which is a well-known vender of many important and useful certifications. The exam 400-051 is very important as it can provide the IT professionals with the CCIE Collaboration certification. By passing the Cisco exam 400-051, the IT professionals can verify their skills and practical knowledge regarding the designing, implementing and maintaining the…

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Added by Paul Wilson on June 11, 2014 at 1:30am — No Comments

Body Language: What Are We Telling Our Students? By Peter DeWitt

Body Language: What Are We Telling Our Students?

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Added by Michael Keany on June 10, 2014 at 3:28pm — No Comments

Simulations Can Change the Course of History . . . Classes by Matt Levinson

 

Simulations Can Change the Course of History . . . Classes

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Added by Michael Keany on June 10, 2014 at 3:24pm — No Comments

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