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We’re learning that there are many ways to cheat.
Added by Michael Keany on April 28, 2011 at 9:49am — No Comments
Good morning students! We are going to learn how to make multiplication problems. Today we have traveled back in time to the age of the dinosaurs. Dinosaurs reproduce by laying…..? Right! Eggs. The dinosaurs lay their eggs in …? Correct again. Nests. In your baggy, you will find several paper nests and two colors of eggs.
I would be excited to…
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More Argument, Fewer Standards
By Mike Schmoker and Gerald Graff
If we want record numbers of students to succeed in postsecondary studies and careers, an ancient, accessible concept needs to be restored to its rightful place at the center of schooling: argument. In its various forms, it includes the ability to analyze and assess our facts and evidence, support our solutions, and defend our interpretations and…Continue
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Margaret Wheatley, a brilliant thinker and organizer, writes: “I believe we can change the world if we start listening to one another again: simple, honest, human conversation, and not mediation, negotiation, problem solving, debate, or public meetings. Truthful conversation where we each have a chance to speak, we each feel heard, and we each listen…
Added by Michael Keany on April 13, 2011 at 4:19pm — No Comments
Last week, Long Island business leaders learned about an investment strategy that, implemented statewide, would yield an 80% return on investment, create tens of thousands of jobs, and save taxpayers tens of millions of dollars.
Added by Michael Keany on April 11, 2011 at 6:48pm — No Comments
As May approaches, student teachers are stepping out of their pre-service shoes and…
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Principal Mike McCarthy.
During my senior year of college, I taught math to 26 inmates, none of whom had finished high school. What I faced…
By Robert Schwartz
One of the issue areas…
The Kid with the Symbols Carved in His Hair
The Dim Bulb
The Occasional Musings of an Educator
by Michael Keany
The brain is capable of performing 10 quadrillion (that’s 10 to the 16th)…Continue