Michael Keany's Blog – February 2015 Archive (56)

Facing the Impact of Poverty by Bruce Oliver

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February 2015 Volume XII Issue II

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Added by Michael Keany on February 27, 2015 at 10:40am — No Comments

GOVERNOR CUOMO’S RECORD ON EDUCATION: FAILURE OF LEADERSHIP AND STRING OF BROKEN PROMISES

GOVERNOR CUOMO’S RECORD ON EDUCATION: FAILURE OF LEADERSHIP AND STRING OF BROKEN PROMISES

Long Island Press Releases

Report on “Failing Schools” Dodges the Issues

(Long Island, NY) Today Governor Cuomo released a report titled The State of New York’s Failing Schools. The report asserts that money is not a factor in the quality of education in these…

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Added by Michael Keany on February 27, 2015 at 9:37am — No Comments

5 Lessons Education Research Taught Us In 2014 by Owen Phillips

5 Lessons Education Research Taught Us In 2014

FEBRUARY 26, 2015 7:03 AM ET
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Added by Michael Keany on February 26, 2015 at 5:49pm — No Comments

Dealing with a Classroom Crisis

Dealing with a Classroom Crisis

In this Edutopia article, Richard Curwin (David Yellin College, Israel) lists the thoughts that often go through a teacher’s mind during a major classroom disruption:

  • It tries our patience, pushes our limits, and makes us angry.
  • It threatens our sense of control.
  • We fear looking weak to students.
  • We fear that other…
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Added by Michael Keany on February 26, 2015 at 5:27pm — No Comments

School Bullying: A Tragic Cost of Undemocratic Schools by Peter Gray

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Added by Michael Keany on February 25, 2015 at 9:13am — No Comments

Putting More Human Judgment Into Student Assessment By Deborah Meier

Putting More Human Judgment Into Student Assessment

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Added by Michael Keany on February 25, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Suspended students lose millions of days of instruction while out of school By Donna St. George

Suspended students lose millions of days of instruction while out of school…

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Added by Michael Keany on February 24, 2015 at 2:07pm — No Comments

Here’s how different the US education system is vs. other nations by Jenn Hatfield

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Added by Michael Keany on February 24, 2015 at 2:02pm — No Comments

Here Comes The Classroom Observation and My Slim Chances of Being Rated a Top Teacher by Becca Leech

Here Comes The Classroom Observation and My Slim Chances of Being Rated a Top Teacher (Becca Leech) Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice by larrycuban / 7h // keep unread // hide // preview Tennessee teacher Becca Leech has been, in her words, “a special educator since 1991, with experience teaching infants to young adults in rural, suburban and urban communities, and in both private and non-profit school settings. I currently coordinate an alternative graduation program for…

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Added by Michael Keany on February 23, 2015 at 10:12am — No Comments

Letting Parents in on the Secret of School By Peter DeWitt

Letting Parents in on the Secret of School

By Peter DeWitt on February 22, 2015 7:40 AM

Let's get two of the most common obstacles out of the way first.

Some parents don't want to engage - Perhaps they had a tough school experience when they were growing up. Maybe, they feel intimidated that we engage in educational talk and they don't always know the acronyms. What if we tried just one more conversation? What if we channeled Covey and tried to understand a little bit…

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Added by Michael Keany on February 23, 2015 at 9:47am — No Comments

Don’t Give Up the Gains in Education By THE EDITORIAL BOARD of the NY Times



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Added by Michael Keany on February 22, 2015 at 9:12am — No Comments

How Many Years of Teaching Experience Should a Principal Have? By Peter DeWitt

How Many Years of Teaching Experience Should a Principal Have?

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Added by Michael Keany on February 20, 2015 at 10:08am — No Comments

Balefire Labs Announces Best Educational Apps of 2014

Balefire Labs Announces Best Educational Apps of 2014



It's been a big year for us and for apps! We reviewed more than 2,000 apps in 2014 and the 18 apps that have won our Best of 2014 award really stood out from the rest of the crowd!

Best Educational App of 2014 Our method of selecting winners for this award was simple...we just picked the apps that had the best scores according to our…

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Added by Michael Keany on February 18, 2015 at 10:13am — No Comments

Data... the Hard & Soft of It By Peter DeWitt

Data... the Hard & Soft of It

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Added by Michael Keany on February 16, 2015 at 9:34am — No Comments

ALLIANCE FOR QUALITY EDUCATION: CUOMO’S SCHOOL PLAN BASED ON FLIMSY EVIDENCE

ALLIANCE FOR QUALITY EDUCATION: CUOMO’S SCHOOL PLAN BASED ON FLIMSY EVIDENCE

Long Island Press Releases

Governor’s Plan to Appoint School Czars to Takeover Struggling Schools and Districts is Based upon Flimsy Evidence and Represents Unprecedented State Overreach

(Long Island, NY) Today Governor Cuomo sent a letter to Chancellor of the Board of Regents Meryl…

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Added by Michael Keany on February 14, 2015 at 9:04am — No Comments

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