June 2018 Blog Posts (36)

Lively Discussion of Problems in K-12

Oh Hale Yeah interviewed me for a YouTube video. Glitch wiped out first nine minutes. Otherwise a long and lively rampage through a lot of topics. After all this time I’m still an excitable boy. There is so much craziness in our public schools, just thinking about it makes me want to shout Oh Hell No!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This video contains a lot of links to things I’ve…

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Added by Bruce Deitrick Price on June 29, 2018 at 1:47pm — No Comments

Four Skills Your Child Needs to Know Before Kindergarten

Four Skills Your Child Needs to Know Before Kindergarten

    • Jun 27, 2018
 

Kindergarten is supposed to be fun and educational, and allow children an opportunity to…
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Added by Michael Keany on June 29, 2018 at 9:20am — No Comments

4 Things Every Child Needs Before Breakfast

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Added by Michael Keany on June 28, 2018 at 11:04am — No Comments

The Most Important Skill Nobody Taught You

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Added by Michael Keany on June 28, 2018 at 11:01am — No Comments

Principal: Middle Grades Kids Need Field Trips

Middle Grades Kids Need Field Trips

janatovich by Michael Janatovich

Autumn has quickly become…

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Added by Michael Keany on June 28, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

Speaking of Math: It’s time to talk in class

“Speaking of Math: It’s time to talk in class”

 



 

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of guest posts that will be appearing on this blog about teaching math to…

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Added by Michael Keany on June 28, 2018 at 10:06am — No Comments

Ed-Tech That Makes Me Want to Scream

Ed-Tech That Makes Me Want to Scream

I'm not losing my mind yet, but it's close.…

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Added by Michael Keany on June 26, 2018 at 11:12am — No Comments

Life Lessons from the Bleachers of 8th Grade Softball

Life Lessons from the Bleachers of 8th Grade Softball

Umpires aren’t always right. And more.…

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Added by Michael Keany on June 26, 2018 at 11:05am — No Comments

Eighth Grade - The Movie - What Parents Need to Know























WHAT PARENTS NEED TO KNOW…

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Added by Michael Keany on June 26, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

What personal information is appropriate for teachers to share with their students?

Setting limits for sharing with K12 students…

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Added by Michael Keany on June 21, 2018 at 9:34am — No Comments

5 “super skills” our students will need for jobs of the future

These are the 5 “super skills” you need for jobs of the future

Work is changing, so to stay ahead you’ll need to master these skills that you probably didn’t learn in college.…

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Added by Michael Keany on June 20, 2018 at 9:30am — No Comments

Can Schools Afford to Keep Kids Safe?

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Added by Michael Keany on June 20, 2018 at 8:49am — No Comments

Consider the Politics of Education

Traditionally, K-12 was in the hands of fairly dull, safe, ordinary people. They didn’t have any fancy theories. They wanted kids to be able to read, to add, and to divide. They wanted kids to know the capital of France. Nothing grandiose. Just the basics. (And I would argue, that’s precisely what we really need today.)

John Dewey and his gang, starting more than 100 years ago, did have grandiose theories.…

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Added by Bruce Deitrick Price on June 18, 2018 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Getting a Teaching Job: When All Else Fails by Larry Aronstein

Getting a Teaching Job: When All Else Fails

        

         “I’ve done everything I can think of; now it’s the summer, and I still don’t have a job. What should I do now?” Well, this calls for extraordinary measures. Basketball coaches motivate their players as the game draws to an end and the score is still close by telling them,…

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Added by Dr. Larry Aronstein on June 18, 2018 at 10:48am — No Comments

Portrait of a Squeaky Wheel

Portrait of a Squeaky Wheel

by Dan Rockwell…
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Added by Michael Keany on June 18, 2018 at 10:35am — No Comments

Refreshing Advice for New History Teachers

Refreshing Advice for New History Teachers

A MiddleWeb Blog…

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Added by Michael Keany on June 18, 2018 at 10:02am — No Comments

5x5 model may help educators, students connect

5x5 model may help educators, students connect

5x5 model may help educators, students connect
(Daniel Mihailescu/Getty Images)
Educators can develop better relationships with their students by focusing on a few…
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Added by Michael Keany on June 18, 2018 at 9:53am — No Comments

District rolls out "digital backpacks" - to monitor if they are on track to graduate or start a career

Ky. district rolls out "digital backpacks"

Ky. district rolls out "digital backpacks"
(Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty Images)
Students in a Kentucky school district will be able to use a digital tool next year to monitor…
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Added by Michael Keany on June 18, 2018 at 9:30am — No Comments

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