December 2013 Blog Posts (70)

Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year,

Christine…

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Added by Christine Brower-Cohen on December 31, 2013 at 12:06pm — No Comments

No Brief Candle: Lessons from Madiba by Arnold Dodge

Arnold Dodge

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Added by Michael Keany on December 31, 2013 at 11:57am — No Comments

Permission to fail BY SCOTT MCLEOD

Permission to fail

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Added by Michael Keany on December 30, 2013 at 9:32am — No Comments

Blah blah blah life long learning blah blah blah BY SCOTT MCLEOD

Blah blah blah life long learning blah blah blah

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Added by Michael Keany on December 30, 2013 at 9:28am — No Comments

Did We Get 'Career Ready' Right?

Could we have unwittingly prepared students to be career ready by teaching them how to work together?  Might it be feasible that business has caught up with something we knew previously? What do you think?

Added by Jill Berkowicz & Ann Myers on December 30, 2013 at 7:41am — No Comments

Sick of hearing about Common Core?

Seems the country is starting to feel the same way.

Here's a round-up of seven pundits and columnists, all explaining why people might be against Common Core.

People supporting this thing can read it and understand why they may be on the losing side.

People opposed to Common Core can read these developments with some satisfaction. It appears that…

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Added by Bruce Deitrick Price on December 28, 2013 at 5:29pm — No Comments

No Mystery Behind Improbable Scholars by David B. Cohen

No Mystery Behind Improbable Scholars

JULY 10, 2013
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Added by Michael Keany on December 28, 2013 at 10:58am — No Comments

The invisibility of teachers BY VALERIE STRAUSS

The Answer Sheet

The invisibility of teachers

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Added by Michael Keany on December 28, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

We Pretend to Teach, They Pretend to Learn By GEOFFREY L. COLLIER

We Pretend to Teach, They Pretend to Learn

At colleges today, all parties are strongly incentivized to maintain low standards.…







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Added by Michael Keany on December 27, 2013 at 2:50pm — 1 Comment

Linda Darling-Hammond Interview: School Testing Systems Should Be Examined In 2014

School Testing Systems Should Be Examined In 2014

December 26, 2013 4:02 AM
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Added by Michael Keany on December 27, 2013 at 8:52am — No Comments

Teaching Above the Line - Ways of Using Technology in Classrooms by Doug Johnson

Ways of Using Technology in Classrooms

(Originally titled “Teaching Above the Line”)

In this Educational Leadership article, Doug Johnson (a district technology director in Minnesota) describes some of the ways technology is being used in classrooms. The bottom line, he says, is how effectively computers, tablets, e-books, online texts, Moodle courses, and other devices and platforms are helping students learn what they are…

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Added by Michael Keany on December 27, 2013 at 8:46am — No Comments

Mandating the Daily Posting of Objectives, and Other Dumb Ideas by Grant Wiggins

Should Objectives Be Posted in Classrooms?

In this blog post, Grant Wiggins comments on administrators requiring teachers to post daily objectives on the wall, sometimes in the name of UbD-type backwards design of curriculum units. Some schools take it a step further: when students are asked what standard they’re working on, they chorus, “We’re working on ELA Standard B.2.a.i.” 

“This gets it all backwards,” says Wiggins. “The…

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Added by Michael Keany on December 27, 2013 at 8:43am — No Comments

Public school teachers should take a stand (ASAP)

Arguably, the Education Establishment is hopelessly incompetent and/or ideologically sinister. 

Teachers would probably have a much better life if they would pull back from the Education Establishment. To a remarkable degree, teachers exhibit what is called the Stockholm syndrome. They have been kidnapped by the Education Establishment but insist on being loyal.

 The Education Establishment treats teachers almost contemptuously. Takes part of…

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Added by Bruce Deitrick Price on December 26, 2013 at 5:15pm — No Comments

Looking at Executive Function By: Rick Wormeli

Looking at Executive Function…
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Added by Michael Keany on December 24, 2013 at 10:36am — No Comments

Why All Students Should Write: A Neurological Explanation For Literacy by Dr. Judy Willis

Why All Students Should Write: A Neurological Explanation For Literacy

08/22/2013, 

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Added by Michael Keany on December 24, 2013 at 10:33am — No Comments

Grim News from the NAEP from an article by Andy Smarick

 Grim News from the NAEP

In this Education Gadfly article, Andy Smarick says the just-released National Assessment of Educational Progress data from 20 large U.S. cities contain lots of sad news about disadvantaged students. Specifically:

  • In the average city, only one in four students reached proficiency in 4th-grade and 8th-grade reading and…
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Added by Michael Keany on December 24, 2013 at 10:28am — No Comments

These Tiny Wooden Houses Are The College Dorm Of The Future



These Tiny Wooden Houses Are The College Dorm Of The Future

Housing is expensive. So why not have students live in cubes they can afford? That's the idea behind the “smart student unit."

Fast Company



A few years ago, Swedish student housing company AF Bostäder had…

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Added by Michael Keany on December 23, 2013 at 11:48am — No Comments

Coding Is Coming To Every Industry You Can Think Of, Time To Start Learning It Now



Coding Is Coming To Every Industry You Can Think Of, Time To Start Learning It Now

No matter what you do, it’s going to be helpful to learn to code. So we should probably start teaching it in school.

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Added by Michael Keany on December 23, 2013 at 11:46am — No Comments

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